7 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N3

duty, war, campaign, drafted labor, office, service, role

  • role, assignment, responsibility
  • war, campaign, battle
  • ちゃく

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

duty, war, campaign
ヤク エキ ちゃく (3rd, N3)
stop, linger, loiter
テキ たたず.む (Kentei 1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
human radical (no. 9)
pike, windy-again radical (no. 79)
シュ また ほこ (Kentei 1)
table, table enclosure, table or windy radical (no. 16)
キ きにょう (Kentei 1)
or again, furthermore, on the other hand
また ユウ やす (8th, N1)


Unicode hex code 5F79
JIS X 0208 1-44-82
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1598
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1726
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 244
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 288
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 10057
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 376
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Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 609
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Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 893
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3i4.2
Four corner code 2724.7
De Roo Code 2068