Definition of 役

  • duty
  • war
  • campaign
  • drafted labor
  • office
  • service
  • role

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ヤク
  • エキ

Popular Words With This Kanji

役, えき

war, campaign, battle, unpaid work

役割, 役割り, やくわり

part, assigning (allotment of) parts, role, duties

役割, 役割り, やくわり

part, assigning (allotment of) parts, role, duties

役員, やくいん

officer, official, executive, staff

取締役, とりしまりやく

company director, board member

懲役, ちょうえき

penal servitude, imprisonment with hard labor (hard labour)

役立つ, 役だつ, やくだつ

to be useful, to be helpful, to serve the purpose

役立つ, 役だつ, やくだつ

to be useful, to be helpful, to serve the purpose

現役, げんえき

active duty, active service

主役, しゅやく

leading part, leading actor (actress)


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