Japanese Word Entry

道樂仕事

Simplified Japanese form: 道楽仕事

Kana:どうらくしごと
Romaji:dourakushigoto
Definition: work done for enjoyment (as a diversion), dilettante work

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Chinese characters used in this word

road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings, path, road, method, way
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄠˋ (dào), ㄉㄠˇ (dǎo)
Cantonese: dou3, dou6
Japanese: ドウ (dou)、 トウ (tou) / みち (michi)、 いう (iu)、 みちびく (michibiku)
Korean: 도 (do)
Vietnamese: đạo, đáo

music, comfort, happy, glad, enjoyable
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄜˋ (lè), ㄩㄝˋ (yuè), ㄧㄠˋ (yào), ㄌㄨㄛˋ (luò), ㄌㄧㄠˊ (liáo)
Cantonese: lok6, ngaau6, ngok6
Japanese: ガク (gaku)、 ラク (raku)、 ゴウ (gou) / たの.しい (tanoshii)、 たの.しむ (tanoshimu)、 この.む (konomu)
Korean: 악 (ag), 락 (rag), 요 (yo), 낙 (nag)
Vietnamese: nhạc, lạc, nhạo
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:

attend, doing, official, serve, serve government
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: si6
Japanese: シ (shi)、 ジ (ji) / つか.える (tsukaeru)、 つかまつる (tsukamatsuru)
Korean: 사 (sa)
Vietnamese:

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly, affair, to serve, accident, incident
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì), ㄗˋ (zì)
Cantonese: si6
Japanese: ジ (ji)、 ズ (zu)、 シ (shi) / こと (koto)、 つか.う (tsukau)、 つか.える (tsukaeru)、 こととする (kototosuru)
Korean: 사 (sa)
Vietnamese: sự
Variants
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