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Kanji Information Sheet for 功 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info:
力 (ちから) – strong
工 (たくみ) – craft
Henshall Mnemonic: meritorious service entails effortful work
Levels: JLPT N1 | JLPT 1 (old) | Grade 4
Frequency: #857 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N3 Words
- 成功 [せいこう]
(n,vs) success; hit [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N2 Words
- 功績 [こうせき]
(n) achievements; merit; meritorious service; meritorious deed [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 功名 [こうみょう]
(n) great achievement [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 功労 [こうろう]
(n) meritorious deed; services [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 奏功 [そうこう]
(n,vs) success; achievement; fruition [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 年功 [ねんこう]
(n) long service [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 年功序列 [ねんこうじょれつ]
(n) seniority by length of service [K] [D] [Jisho]