工作

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Chinese[edit]

 
work; worker; skill; profession; trade; craft; labor
 
to regard as; to take (somebody) for; to do; to make
simp. and trad.
(工作)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

工作

  1. to work (to be engaged in a mental or physical activity)
    以為工作其實 [MSC, trad.]
    以为工作其实 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ yǐwéi wǒ zài gōngzuò, qíshí wǒ zài wán. [Pinyin]
    You thought I was working, but I was actually having fun.
  2. to work (to be employed)
    這裡工作已經 [MSC, trad.]
    这里工作已经 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ zài zhèlǐ gōngzuò yǐjīng shí duō nián le. [Pinyin]
    I've been working here for more than ten years.
  3. to work (to function properly)
    電腦工作 [MSC, trad.]
    电脑工作 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ de diànnǎo bù gōngzuò le. [Pinyin]
    My computer is not working.

Noun[edit]

工作 (classifier )

  1. work (employment)
    這裡工作 [MSC, trad.]
    这里工作 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ zài zhèlǐ zhǎo gōngzuò. [Pinyin]
    I'm looking for work here.
    工作進行順利 [MSC, trad.]
    工作进行顺利 [MSC, simp.]
    Gōngzuò jìnxíng de hěn shùnlì. [Pinyin]
    Work is going well.
  2. job (position)
    大學畢業工作找到 [MSC, trad.]
    大学毕业工作找到 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā dàxué bìyè liù ge yuè le, yī fèn gōngzuò dōu méi zhǎodào. [Pinyin]
    He graduated six months ago and still hasn't found a job.
    工作辛苦需要長途飛行 [MSC, trad.]
    工作辛苦需要长途飞行 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ de gōngzuò hěn xīnkǔ, xūyào chángtú fēixíng. [Pinyin]
    My job is very exhausting as I have to fly long distances.
  3. (archaic) an ingenious accomplishment

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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. to handcraft
  2. to construct
  3. to scheme

Conjugation[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

工作 ‎(gongjak) ‎(hangeul 공작)

  1. Hanja form? of 공작, “crafts; maneuver, maneuvering”.