TAKOBOTO

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役目
Readings
やくめ
yakume
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
duty, business, rolefonctionAufgabe, Rolle, Funktion, Pflicht, Amtspflicht

Kanji
ON: ヤク, エキ
duty, war, campaign, drafted labor, office, service, role

ON: モク, ボクKUN: め, -め, ま-
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor

Example sentences
古い木箱がテーブルの役目をした。Parts: 古い (ふるい), 木箱 (きばこ), テーブル, 役目 (やくめ)An old wooden box served as table.

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