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勤 means 'work'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 904   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-19    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 32    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 64 words   Used in 130 words   Used in 63 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   キン   ゴン
Kun
   つとめる to work   つとまる to be fit for
Kun    -づと   いそしむ
  
⿰   violet   effort  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 勤 is used 16 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 勤 is used 129 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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キン : 103 words FIND ALL
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commuting to work
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ゴン : 3 words FIND ALL
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noun
religious service  (Buddhist term)
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つとめる : 19 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 務め
noun
1. service; duty; business; responsibility; task
2. Buddhist religious services
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つとめる (read as づと) : 2 words FIND ALL
working for a company; being employed by a company
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いそしむ : 2 words FIND ALL
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to endeavor; to endeavour; to work hard (at)
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Henshall: 853 (originally: 842)  Joy o' Kanji : 842  Key to Kanji: 226 

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キン   ゴン   つとめる to work   つとまる to be fit for   
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キン   すみれ violet   
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シュ   ス   master   ぬし landlord   おも main   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
dot   
grass   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
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