Kanji: 仕 serve

JLPT N4 | 5 Strokes

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Kun:
つか.える

Meaning: serve

Kanji Parts: 

  • 亻 person [variation of 人]
  • 士 scholar; warrior; gentleman

Mnemonic Story: 

A person 亻 serves the warrior gentleman 士.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 仕事【しごと】 work; job; business
  • 仕上げ【しあげ】 finishing touches
  • 仕方がない【しかたがない】 it can't be helped; there's no other way

(かれ)夜中(よなか)まで仕事(しごと)をした。

He worked until midnight.

  • 彼は as for him, he…
  • 夜中 late at night; midnight; dead of night
  • まで until
  •  仕事をした worked

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