仕事

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
(ateji)
こと > ごと
Grade: 3
kan’on kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (shi, doing, continuative form of する (suru, to do)) +‎ (koto, thing; stuff). The koto reading for changes to goto as an instance of rendaku (連濁). is ateji (当て字).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(ごと) (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), Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN:
      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, change of energy
    ()(ごと)(さい)()(どう)(りょく)()(さい)(しょ)(どう)(りょく)から()()かれる。
    Shigoto wa saigo na dōryoku hiku saisho no dōryoku kara mitsukareru.
    Work is found by subtracting the final energy by the initial energy.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

()(ごと)する (shigoto surusuru (stem ()(ごと) (shigoto shi), past ()(ごと)した (shigoto shita))

  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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.