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Today's Kanji

Today's Kanji -- August 30, 2014

  • on reading:
  • シ   ジ
  • kun reading:
  • つかえる
  • meaning(s):
  • attend, doing, official, serve
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Compounds

おきなかし longshoreman; stevedore
きゅうじ office boy (girl); page; waiter
きんろうほうし labor service
official; civil service
える つかえる to serve; to work for
つかえめ maidservant
つかえまつる to serve; to build as commanded
つかまつる to serve; to do
しをいたす to resign
しかけ device; trick; mechanism; gadget; (small) scale; half finished; commencement; set up; challenge
かり しかかり commencement
しかけ device; trick; mechanism; gadget; (small) scale; half finished; commencement; set up; challenge
ける しかける to commence; to lay (mines); to set (traps); to wage (war); to challenge
しかけはなび fireworks piece
しかけにん instigator
しかけじらい booby trap
しかん government service; samurai's service
しぎ situation; developments; outcome
しわざ act; action; deed
しかた way; method; means; resource; course
ねない しかねない capable of anything
ねる しかねる to be unable to do; to hesitate; to be reluctant
しくち method; way
しむけ delivery; sending; treatment
ける しむける to induce; to tempt; to treat; to act toward; to handle (men); to send; to forward to
しむける to induce; to tempt; to treat; to act toward; to handle (men); to send; to forward to
わせ しあわせ happiness; good fortune; luck; blessing
わせ しあわせもの fortunate person
しこみ training; stocking up; preparation
み桶 しこみおけ vat for making rice wine
み杖 しこみづえ sword cane
しこむ to train; to teach; to educate; to stock; to prepare
ます しすます to succeed as planned
める しはじめる to begin; to start
しごと work; occupation; employment
しい しごとでいそがしい be busy with one's work
かりりになる しごとにかかりきりになる to give one's whole time to the job
かる しごとにかかる to get to work
える しごとにたえる to be fit for work
しむ しごとにいそしむ to be assiduous in one's business
しごとのおに work fiend; devil for work
ます しごとをすます to finish one's work
める しごとをやめる to stop (leave off) work
げる しごとをあげる to finish the work
しごとし workman; enterpriser; schemer
しごとば place where one works; construction site; working area
しごとだい workbench; work table
しごとぎ work clothes; business suit
しごとちゅう in the midst of work
しごとび work day
しごとばこ workbox
しごとべや workroom
しごとがら for work; work-related
しごとりょう (one's) workload; amount of work (to be) done by one
して protagonist; hero; leading part
してかぶ speculative stock
してせん large-scale speculative go-around
しぐさ behavior; gestures; acting
かす しでかす to perpetrate; to do; to finish up; to be guilty of
しだし catering; shipment
しだしや caterer
しだす to begin to do; cater
しでかす to perpetrate; to do; to finish up; to be guilty of
しあげ end; finishing touches; being finished
がり しあがり finish; end; completion
がる しあがる to be finished
しあげ end; finishing touches; being finished
げる しあげる to finish up; to complete
しあげこう finisher
しあげばらい piecework pay
しあげこう finishing workman
げる しとげる to accomplish; to finish; to fulfill
しきり partition; division; boundary; compartment; settlement of accounts; toeing the mark
しきりしょ invoice; statement of accounts
しきりねだん invoice price
しきりばいばい transactions on dealer's terms
しきる to partition; to divide; to mark off; to settle accounts; to toe the mark
れない しきれない impossible to do
しくみ devising; plan; plot; contrivance; construction; arrangement
しくみ devising; plan; plot; contrivance; construction; arrangement
しくむ to devise; to arrange; to plan; to plot
しぐさ action; acting; gesture; bearing; treatment; behavior
しおくり allowance; remittance
じる しそんじる to blunder; to fail; to make a mistake
なう しそこなう to blunder; to fail; to make a mistake; to miss
しうち treatment; behavior; action; an act
える しかえる to do over; to start anew
しおき execution; punishment
しおき execution; punishment
しおきもの criminal
しおきば execution ground
しきせ livery; servant's clothes provided by employers
しなおす to do over; to remake; to resume
したく preparations; arrangements
馴れる しなれる to be used to doing; to be experienced in
しいれ stocking; buying up
れる しいれる to lay in stock; to replenish stock; to procure
しいれさき supplier
しいれね cost price
しいれもの stock of goods received
しおさめ finishing up
しつけ rice planting; tacking; basting; discipline
ける しつける to be used to a job; to begin to do; to baste; to tack; to plant
しつけいと tacking; basting (thread)
しまい end; termination; informal (Noh play)
じまい end; termination; informal (Noh play)
しまい end; termination; informal (Noh play)
じまい end; termination; informal (Noh play)
しまいこむ to put away; to stow away; to tuck away; to hoard
しまう to finish; to close; to do something completely; to put away; to put an end to
しもたや store that has been gone out of business; household that lives without carrying on a business
しまいもの goods left unsold
しわけ assortment journalizing (in bookkeeping); classification
ける しわける to assort; to classify; to journalize (in accounting)
しかえし being even with; reprisal; tit for tat; retaliation; revenge
しほうだい having one's own way
しかた way; method; means; resource; course
がない しかたがない it can't be helped; it's inevitable; it's no use; can't stand it; being impatient; being annoyed
しかたがない it can't be helped; it's inevitable; it's no use; can't stand it; being impatient; being annoyed
ない しかたない it can't be helped; it's inevitable; it's no use; can't stand it; be impatient; be annoyed
なく しかたなく helplessly; reluctantly
のない しかたのない it can't be helped; it's inevitable; it's no use; can't stand it; be impatient; be annoyed
しかたのない it can't be helped; it's inevitable; it's no use; can't stand it; be impatient; be annoyed
しかたない it can't be helped; it's inevitable; it's no use; can't stand it; be impatient; be annoyed
しかたなく helplessly; reluctantly
しに しかたなしに helplessly; reluctantly
しかたばなし talking with gestures
しわけ assortment journalizing (in bookkeeping); classification
ける しわける to assort; to classify; to journalize (in accounting)
しわけしょ specifications
しわけちょう book-keeping journal
しわけひょう journal (accounts)
しよう way; method; resource; remedy; (technical) specification
がない しようがない It can't be helped; It is inevitable; Nothing can be done
しようがない It can't be helped; It is inevitable; Nothing can be done
のない しようのない hopeless; good-for-nothing; incorrigible
しようのない hopeless; good-for-nothing; incorrigible
しようしょ specification document
しようがき specification documents
たり しきたり custom; conventional practice; mores; ordinance
しきたり custom; conventional practice; mores; ordinance
したて tailoring; dressmaking; sewing; making; preparation
てる したてる to tailor; to make; to prepare; to train; to send (a messenger)
したてや tailor; dressmaker
ろし したておろし brand-new (clothes)
がり したてあがり brand-new
げる したてあげる to be made out to be
したてなおし making over (clothing)
したてもの sewing; tailoring; newly-tailored clothes
したてかた style of clothes; method of tailoring; method of training
したてけん free dressmaking ticket (with a purchase of cloth)
したてもの sewing; tailoring; newly-tailored clothes
める しとめる to bring down (a bird); to kill
拵え しこしらえ preparation
しよう way; method; resource; remedy; (technical) specification
しゃかいほうし voluntary social service
しゅっし attendance; serving
ちし resignation; seventy years of age
なかし longshoreman; baggageman
なかし longshoreman; baggageman
ほうし attendance; service
れきし (successive lords) using the same retainers