Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 7 strokes
Taught in grade 3

Search words that:
- start with 役
- end with 役
- contain 役
duty, war, campaign, drafted labor, office, service, role
ON:
  • ヤク
    yaku
  • エキ
    eki
Nanori:
  • ちゃく
    chaku
Written with 7 strokes
Taught in grade 3
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 283 results)

expression, Godan-tsu verb
to be helpful, to be useful
Other readings:
役にたつ【やくにたつ】
やくに立つ【やくにたつ】

noun
part, assigning (allotment of) parts, role, duties
Other readings:
役割り【やくわり】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun
1.
role, assignment, responsibility, duty, function, job, service
2.
position (of responsibility), post, office
3.
part (in a play, film, etc.), role, character
4.
scoring combination (in mahjong, card games, etc.), meld, hand, yaku

noun, no-adjective
leading part, leading actor, leading actress

noun
government office, public office

noun
1.
actor, actress
See also:俳優
2.
man of wits, clever person, cunning fellow

noun
government official

noun
duty, role, function

noun
1.
(company) director, executive, top management(only relevant for じゅうやく)
2.
important post, role with heavy responsibilities
Other readings:
重役【おもやく】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
1.
post, official position
2.
managerial position, executive position
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 523 results)

Every little bit helps

Sorry, I can't accommodate you

I hope I can be of some help to you

I'm afraid I can't help you

If it is used properly, this tool will be a great help

きみ
やく
役に立つ
ごと
仕事
なに
何も
You don't do a useful snitch of work

I'd be happy to help you if you're having trouble

じょうず
上手に
つか
使えば
かね
お金
やく
役に立つ
If wisely used, money can do much

わた
私の
しょ
辞書
My dictionary is very useful

This dictionary is of great use to me

The computer was very useful

しょ
辞書
ひじょう
非常に
やく
役に立つ
This dictionary is of great use

This dictionary is as useful as yours

きみ
君の
じょげん
助言
わた
私の
やく
役に立つ
Your advice is always helpful to me

This machine is of great use

どう
道具
じつ
実に
やく
役に立つ
This tool is of great use

かれ
彼の
ほん
だいぶん
大部分
His books are almost useless

わた
私の
どりょく
努力
すべ
全て
All my efforts went for nothing

かれ
彼の
じょげん
助言
His advice is of no use

じょうほ
情報
まっ
全く
The information was quite useless