工作

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
さく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

工作 (hiragana こうさく, romaji kōsaku)

  1. handicraft, industrial art, woodwork
  2. underground negotiation of political, foreign relations
  3. activities of espionage

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

工作 + する (hiragana こうさくする, romaji kōsaku suru)

  1. handcraft
  2. construct
  3. scheme

Conjugation[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gōngzuò
Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄥ ㄗㄨㄛˋ
IPA (key) /kʊŋ⁵⁵ t͡su̯ɔ⁵¹/
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Noun[edit]

工作 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gōngzuò)

  1. work
    工作進行順利。 (trad.)
    工作进行顺利。 (simp.)
    Work's going well.
  2. job
    工作辛苦需要長途飛行。 (trad.)
    工作辛苦需要长途飞行。 (simp.)
    My job is very exhausting as I have to fly long distances.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

工作 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gōngzuò)

  1. to work

See also[edit]