Definition of 勤

  • diligence
  • become employed
  • serve

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キン
  • ゴン
  • つとめる
  • -づと
  • つとまる
  • いそしむ

Popular Words With This Kanji

勤める, 務める, つとめる

to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in), to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of), to conduct a religious service

勤務, きんむ

service, duty, work

通勤, つうきん

commuting to work

出勤, しゅっきん

going to work, at work

転勤, てんきん

job transfer, job relocation, intra-company transfer

勤労, きんろう

labor, labour, exertion, diligent service

勤労者, きんろうしゃ

worker

非常勤, ひじょうきん

part-time work

勤め, 務め, つとめ

service, duty, business, responsibility, task, Buddhist religious services

勤続, きんぞく

continuous service


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