せっかくsekkaku

adverb / noun:

  • with trouble; at great pains

~の noun:

  • rare; valuable; precious; long-awaited
  • kind; generous

adverb:

  • specially; especially; expressly

せっかくsekkakuno苦労kuroumoあだadaになったninatta All my pains went for nothing.

せっかくsekkaku採用saiyouしたshita派遣社員hakenshaingaすぐにsuguni辞めてyameteしまったshimatta The temporary workers that we managed to employ left work right away.

Kanji definition:

セツSETSUシャクSHAKUo.ruおりorio.ri~お o.riれるo.reru

fold; break; fracture; bend; yield; submit

Strokes:
7
Radical:
手扌龵 hand
SKIP:
1-3-4
UTF:
6298
JIS208:
32-62
Nanori:
せきseki
Hangul:
절 [jeol]제 [je]
Pinyin:
zhé / shé / zhē
Stroke order:
Example words:
折衝せっしょうsesshou
negotiation
おりori
opportunity; chance; occasion; time; / folding; fold; pleat; crease; / small food box (wooden or cardboard); / counter for folds; / counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
時折ときおりtokiori
sometimes
骨折こっせつkossetsu
bone fracture
曲折きょくせつkyokusetsu
windings; meanderings; complications; twists and turns

カクKAKUかどkadoつのtsuno

angle; corner; square; horn; antlers

Strokes:
7
Radical:
角 horn
SKIP:
3-4-3
UTF:
89d2
JIS208:
19-49
Nanori:
isuすみsumiずみzumiふさfusa
Hangul:
각 [gag]
Pinyin:
jiǎo / jiǎ / jué
Stroke order:
Example words:
多角たかくtakaku
many-sided; versatile; polygonal; diversified
かどkado
corner (e.g. desk, pavement); / edge
一角いっかくikkaku
corner; section; point; part; / one horn; / narwhal (Monodon monoceros)
角度かくどkakudo
angle
内角ないかくnaikaku
interior angle; internal angle; / inside corner

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