Kana: ヤク、エキ
Romaji: yaku, eki

Name Reading

Kana: ちゃく
Romaji: chaku


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

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  7
Radical Number:  60
Frequency:  315
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  1-3-4
Korean Reading:  yeog
Chinese Reading:  yi4
Unicode:  5f79
JIS:  4C72


Halpern Index: 244
Nelson Index: 1598
New Nelson Index: 1726
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3i4.2
Four Corner Index: 2724.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 397
Gakken Index: 315
Japanese Names Index: 368
Daikanwanjiten Index: 10057
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 4.0809
Remembering the kanji Index: 884
Kanji Way Index: 266
Kanji Flashcards Index: 519
Kodansha Compact Index: 620
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 419
Kanji in Context Index: 609
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 181
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 217
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 893
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 949
Essential Kanji Index: 171
Kodansha Kanji Index: 288
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2068
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 324
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 290


war; campaign; battle; unpaid work
取締役 (とりしまりやく)
company director; board member
現役 (げんえき)
active duty; active service; student taking (university) entrance exams while still enrolled in school; student who passed their university entrance exams on the first try
役員 (やくいん)
officer; official; executive; staff
役職 (やくしょく)
post; managerial position; official position
use; service; role; post; position; scoring combination (e.g. in mahjong, card games, etc.); hand
役割 (やくわり)
part; assigning (allotment of) parts; role; duties
市役所 (しやくしょ)
municipal office; council; city hall
役場 (やくば)
town hall
主役 (しゅやく)
leading part; leading actor; leading actress
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