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Stroke Count
13 Strokes
人 + 11 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. work, (kokuji)
Kun'yomi: はたら.く。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ドウ。(Kan'you-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 働

Stroke Order Diagrams for 働

Construction of Character for 働

Radicals and parts present in 働
Part one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Part power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert Kanji Details »
Part day, sun, Japan, counter for days Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 働
Nonstandard Form
Origin and construction of 働
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」の国字。人が動いて、生産活動に従事することを意味。元来儒教文化においては、生産活動は重視されていなかったため、独立した概念が確立されていなかったが、近代になって、中国に逆輸入され「労働」等の熟語で用いられた。ただし、現代では「劳动」等、「(=)」を用いる。

Kanji related to 働

  • 貿

  • 使


  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 働

  1. travailler, (kokuji)
  1. trabalho
  1. trabajo, trabajar, funcionar, afectar

Comments for 働

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Kokuji (国字) are the kanji characters that didn't come from China.  Instead, they were created in Japan.

#2 Posted by Koukina over 1 year ago

what does the kokuji mean

#1 Posted by ikinoktace over 1 year ago

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