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職 means 'job'

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Strokes : 18    Frequency: 432   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-11    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 24    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 89 words   Used in 276 words   Used in 59 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ショク
On    ソク
Name    もと
职 (Chinese)     
⿰   ear   potter's clay  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 職 is used 18 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 職 is used 269 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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ショク : 259 words FIND ALL
2
occupation; business
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ショク (read as しょっ) : 6 words FIND ALL
0
noun
authority; commission
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ソク : 3 words FIND ALL
1 0
noun
1. holding a job
2. learned; well-versed in usages or practices of the court or military households; knowledgeable
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ショク (read as じょく) : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form: 小童
noun
1. girl-in-training (e.g. a geisha-in-training or a girl who performs miscellaneous tasks in a brothel)  (archaic)
2. brat; scamp; rascal; jackanapes  (see also: 小童; archaic; derogatory)
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An additional 7 less common words include 職 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 743 (originally: 721)  Joy o' Kanji : 721  Key to Kanji: 559 

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ショク    job, employment, post, occupation   
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ジ   みみ ear   
potter's clay   
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tasseled spear
オン   イン   sound   おと    ね    
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
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