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Meaning of 役

duty, service, role

Onyomi

ヤク、エキ
yaku, eki

Kunyomi

(none)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ヤク、エキ 】.

Meaning: duty, service, role.

315 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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Example #1

それはわたしのやくめです。
sore wa watashi no yakume desu.
That is my duty.
Example #2

わたしはしやくしょにつとめています。
watashi wa shiyakusho ni tsutomete imasu.
I work at city hall.
Example #3

かのじょがそのやくわりをになっている。
kanojo ga sono yakuwari o ninatte iru.
She has that role.
Example #4

それはとてもやくにたつほんです。
sore wa totemo yakunitatsu hon desu.
That is a very helpful book.
Example #5

かれはそのやくめをひきうけましたか。
kare wa sono yakume o hikiuke mashita ka?
Did he take on that role?

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