アルバイト

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Etymology[edit]

From German Arbeit (work, job).

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  • IPA(key): [a̠ɾɯ̟ᵝba̠ito̞]

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アルバイト (rōmaji arubaito)

  1. part-time job, especially for students (as opposed to one's main occupation when it is only part time)
    管理職 (かんりしょく)だった (だん) (せい)50代 (ごじゅうだい)リストラ ()コンビニアルバイトをするしかなかった。[1]
    Kanrishoku datta dansei wa gojū-dai de risutora ni ai, konbini no arubaito o suru shika nakatta.
    He was part of management, but was laid off after (lit. "had a bad encounter with") a corporate restructuring when he was in his 50s, and had no other choice but to take a part-time job at a convenience store.
  2. part-time worker
     (まい) (にち) (しん) (ぶん) (はん) (しん) () (きょく) (いっ) (ぱん) () () (へん) (しゅう) () (じょ) (ぎょう) () (じゅう) ()するアルバイト (いち) (めい) () (しゅう)します。[2]
    Mainichi Shinbun Hanshin shikyoku wa ippan jimu to henshū hojo gyōmu ni jūji suru arubaito ichimei o boshū shimasu.
    The Mainichi Shimbun Hanshin branch office is recruiting one part-time worker for general clerical service and editing assistance.

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