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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 務 (mu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 務 (mu)

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MEANING:

task, duties

HOW TO READ:

On: mu
Kun: tsuto.meru

HOW TO REMEMBER:

Only the taskmaster (攵) has the strength (力) to finish this difficult task using his halberd (矛).

WORDS:

務め (tsutome): service, duty, business
義務 (gimu): duty, obligation
任務 (ninmu): duty, function, mission
勤務 (kinmu): service, duty, work
事務 (jimu): business, office work
業務 (gyoumu): business, affair
総務 (soumu): general affairs
債務 (saimu): debt, liabilities
常務 (joumu): executive director
勤める (tsutomeru): to work (for)
事務所 (jimusho): office
公務員 (koumuin): government worker
国務省 (kokumushou): State Department
外務省 (gaimushou): Ministry of Foreign Affairs
法務省 (houmushou): Ministry of Justice
務所送り (mushookuri): being sent to prison


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

夫は韓国で勤務しています。
otto wa kankoku de kinmu shite imasu.
My husband is serving in South Korea.

彼は外務省で相当の地位を占めている。
kare wa gaimushou de soutou no chii o shimete iru.
He has a good position in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

男なら誰もが、その祖国に対して捧げるべき義務がある。
otoko nara daremo ga, sono sokoku ni taishite sasageru beki gimu ga aru.
Every man owes a tribute to his country.

夫の行く先へどこへでも付いていくのが、妻の務めでしょう。
otto no iku saki e doko e demo tsuite iku no ga, tsuma no tsutome deshou.
It’s a wife’s duty to go where her husband goes.

あなたが新任務に成功したかったら、私を敵にまわさないで、味方にしとくほうが得ですよ。
anata ga shinninmu ni seikou shitakattara, watashi o teki ni mawasanaide, mikata ni shitoku hou ga toku desu yo.
If you wish to get on in your new duties you should work with me and not against me.

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