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Meaning:

In Japanese, 働 means “to work”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiはたら
Onyomiどう

How to write it:


Origin:

働=人 + 動
人 means “man”, 動 means “to move”.
If you want to work, you need to move.
So 働 stands for “to work”.

Note:
Below is the origin and development of kanji 動.
You can see a man who is carrying a big bag.
You need to move in order to carry this bag to other place.
So 動 stands for “to move”.

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basic働くはたらくto work
Inter労働ろうどうlabor
Inter働きはたらきwork
Adv働きかけるはたらきかけるto make an effort
Adv稼働かどうoperation
H_Adv共働きともばたらきworking together
S_Adv働き者はたらきものhard worker
S_Adv協働きょうどうcollaboration
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