Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 勤
- end with 勤
- contain 勤
diligence, become employed, serve
KUN:
  • つと.める
    tsuto.meru
  • -づと.め
    -zuto.me
  • つと.まる
    tsuto.maru
  • いそ.しむ
    iso.shimu
ON:
  • キン
    kin
  • ゴン
    gon
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 137 results)

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in)(usu. 勤める)
2.
to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of)(usu. 務める)
3.
to conduct a religious service(usu. 勤める)
Other readings:
務める【つとめる】

noun
1.
service, duty, business, responsibility, task
2.
Buddhist religious services
Other readings:
務め【つとめ】

noun, auxillary suru verb
commuting to work

noun, auxillary suru verb
going to work, leaving for work, attendance (at work), being at work, presence (in the office), reporting for work
See also:退勤

noun, auxillary suru verb
service, duty, work

noun, auxillary suru verb
labor, labour, exertion, diligent service

noun, auxillary suru verb
job transfer, job relocation, intra-company transfer

na-adjective
diligent, industrious
Show more example words
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 308 results)

てんしゃ
自転車
つうきん
通勤
I bike to work

かれ
きんべん
勤勉な
せい
生徒
まいにち
毎日
かん
時間
かれ
べんきょ
勉強している
He is a diligent student. He studies three hours every day

You can't be too diligent

ぼく
おお
多く
ほう
地方
ぶん
文化
きゅうしゅう
吸収
I tried to absorb as much of local culture as possible

You cannot be too diligent

わた
まいにち
毎日
くる
つうきん
通勤
I go to work by car every day

かれ
おお
大きな
りつ
市立
びょうい
病院
きん
勤務
He works in a big city hospital

かいうん
海運
かいしゃ
会社
I work for a shipping company

かれ
彼らの
せいこう
成功
かれ
彼らの
きんべん
勤勉さ
おお
大いに
かんけい
関係
Their success has a lot to do with their diligence

かれ
わた
私の
つうやく
通訳
He interpreted for me

かれ
あめ
がい
以外
まいにち
毎日
徒歩
しゅっき
出勤
He goes to work on foot every day except on rainy days

かいしゃ
会社
じょせい
女性
だんせい
男性
たいとう
対等
じょうけ
条件
きん
勤務
Women work on equal terms with men in this firm

いま
きん
勤務
ちゅ
I am on duty now

I've spent so many years as chairman that I feel it's time I stepped down

きんべん
勤勉
せいこう
成功
You can't succeed without hard work

かれ
30
ねん
つと
勤めた
あと
かいしゃ
会社
たいしょ
退職
He retired from the company after 30 years' service

けいかん
警官
いま
きん
勤務
ちゅ
The policeman is now on duty

He blamed me for neglecting my duty

わた
せき
石油
かいしゃ
会社
I work for an oil company

かのじょ
彼女
ぎんこう
銀行
つと
勤め
つづ
続けた
She continued her job in the bank