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Definition of しょく

しょく(shoku) · そく(soku)

職 Kanji

  1. (n, n-suf) job; work; employment; occupation; position

    How is your job hunting going?

  2. duties
  3. trade; skill
ぞく(zoku) · しょく(shoku)

俗 Kanji

  1. (n) layman (esp. as opposed to a Buddhist monk); laity; man of the world; the world

    We're what they colloquially call a single mother family. I haven't seen my father's face.

  2. local manners; modern customs
  3. (adj-na, adj-no) common; popular
  4. vulgar; low
たく(taku) · しょく(shoku)

卓 Kanji

  1. (n) table; desk
  2. (ctr) counter for tables, desks, etc.
  3. (n) (Buddh) offering table before an altar (sometimes used in tea ceremony)
  4. tabletop incense burner →Related words: 卓香炉
しょく(shoku) ·

食蝕 Kanji

  1. (n) meal; (one's) diet; food; foodstuff; foodstuffs

    That restaurant prepares two thousand meals every day.

  2. (astron) eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.) →Related words: 星食

色 Kanji

  1. (ctr) counter for colours
ぞく(zoku) · しょく(shoku)

続 Kanji

  1. (n, n-pref) continuation; sequel

燭 Kanji

  1. (n) light; lamp
  2. (n, n-suf) obsolete unit of luminous intensity (approx. 1.0067 candela)

蜀 Kanji

  1. (n) Shu (one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty); Shu Han
しょく(shoku) 初句

初句 Kanji

  1. (n) first five syllables (of a tanka); first line (of a poem)

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