仕事

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
こと > ごと
Grade: 3
jūbakoyomi

Etymology[edit]

From (shi, doing, continuative form of する (suru, to do)) +‎ (koto, thing; stuff). is ateji (当て字) and jukujikun (熟字訓).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

仕事 (hiragana しごと, rōmaji shigoto)

  1. a job; an occupation; work
    仕事 (しごと) ()めたい。
    Shigoto o yametai.
    I want to quit my job.
  2. job, work (task)
    いい仕事 (しごと)をする
    ii shigoto o suru
    to do a good job
    • 2011 February 9, Sorachi, Hideaki, “だい三百三十一くん ごとけんがく大人おとなにとってもまなことおお [Lesson 331: Field Trips Are Often Learning Experiences Even for Adults]”, in ぎんたま [Silver Soul], volume 38 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 978-4-08-870176-9:
      えー このように  (わたし) (たち) () (ごと)はまずうまくいく (こと)はありません それでもめげない (あきら)めない明日 (あした) (しん)じてつきまとう それがストーカーという (しょく) (ぎょう)です
      Ē kono yō ni Watashitachi no shigoto wa mazu umaku iku koto wa arimasen Sore demo mege nai akirame nai ashita o shinjite tsukimatō Sore ga sutōkā to iu shokugyō desu
      Well, it’s sort of like this. Our job isn’t something that starts off really well. Even so, we never stay down and we always believe in tomorrow. That’s the credo of us career stalkers.
      それ () (ごと)じゃねェェェェェェェェ‼
      Sore shigoto ja nēēēēe‼
      That’s not a joooooooob‼
  3. (physics) work

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

仕事する (hiragana しごと, rōmaji shigoto)

  1. to work

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.