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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 職 (shoku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 職 (shoku)

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MEANING:

post, employment, work

HOW TO READ:

On: shoku, soku

COMPOUNDS:

職 (shoku): job, work, employment
職 (shiki): agency
汚職 (oshoku): corruption
辞職 (jishoku): resignation
職場 (shokuba): place of work, workplace
職務 (shokumu): professional duties
無職 (mushoku): without an occupation
職権 (shokken): authority, commission
離職 (rishoku): leaving or losing a job
職人 (shokunin): worker, mechanic, craftsman
退職 (taishoku): retirement (from office)
現職 (genshoku): present post, current office
転職 (tenshoku): change of occupation
教職 (kyoushoku): the teaching profession
在職 (zaishoku): being in office
職員 (shokunin): staff member, personnel
本職 (honshoku): main job, principal occupation
職種 (shokushu): type of occupation
免職 (menshoku): dismissal, sacking
公職 (koushoku): public office
就職 (shuushoku): finding employment, inauguration
求職 (kyuushoku): job hunting, seeking employment
職業 (shokugyou): occupation, business
休職 (kyuushoku): temporary retirement, suspension from office
定職 (teishoku): steady job
役職 (yakushoku): post, official position
職歴 (shokureki): work experience, work history


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

定年退職後、父は存分に釣りをする計画だ。
teinen taishokugo, chichi wa zonbun ni tsuri o suru keikaku da.
My father plans to do a lot of fishing after retirement.

彼女は大学で教職の資格を取ろうとしていた。
kanojo wa daigaku de kyoushoku no shikaku o torou to shite ita.
She was working toward a graduate degree in education.

駐車場は、職員の人数に対して小さすぎた。
chuushajou wa, shokuin no ninzuu ni taishite chiisasugita.
The garage is too small for all the employees’ cars.

火曜日の朝には、職人が来て直しましたのです。
kayoubi no asa ni wa, shokunin ga kite naoshimashita no desu.
The craftsman came and put it right on Tuesday morning.

妻が職場の方針や職員、うわさ話などに口を挟むことはない。
tsuma ga shokuba no houshin ya shokuin, uwasabanashi nado ni kuchi o hasamu koto wa nai.
My wife never gets involved in policy, personalities, gossip, or anything else at the office.

汚職はなかなかなくならず、軍はいまなお強い影響力を振るっているが、国民の不満を発言する独立した新聞と政党が暴発的に増えてきている。
oshoku wa nakanaka nakunarazu, gun wa ima nao tsuyoi eikyouryoku o furutte iru ga, kokumin no fuman o hatsugen suru dokuritsu shita shinbun to seitou ga bouhatsuteki ni fuete kite iru.
Although corruption remains endemic and the military remains a potent force, there’s been an explosion of independent newspapers and political parties to channel discontent.

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