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  • on reading:
  • ヤク   エキ
  • kun reading:
  • meaning(s):
  • duty, war, campaign, drafted labor, office, service, role
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パイプ パイプやく mediator
あくやく villain; baddie; the villain's part
いちやく an office; an important office
ひとやく a part to play
ひきたてやく a foil