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務 means 'work'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 243   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-5    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 19    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 7 words   Used in 388 words   Used in 228 names   Component in 1 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   ム
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   つとめる to work   つとまる to be fit for
Name    つかさ   み
  
⿰   halberd  ⿱   strike   effort  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 務 is used 27 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 務 is used 386 times, read 2 ways.
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business; office work; administration
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to work (for); to be employed (at); to serve (in)  (usu. 勤める)
2. to serve (as); to act (as); to fill (the position of); to play the role (of)  (usu. 務める)
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Henshall: 815 (originally: 795)  Joy o' Kanji : 795  Key to Kanji: 995 

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ム   つとめる to work   つとまる to be fit for   
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リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
ぼく strike   
ム   ほこ halberd   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ヨ    previously, in advance   
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katakana 'ma'
チョウ   テイ    a (city) block; counter for long/narrow things, blocks of tofu   
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