Definition of 作

  • make
  • production
  • prepare
  • build


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • サク
  • つく
  • つく
  • -づく

Popular Words With This Kanji

作る, 造る, 創る, つくる

to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)

作品, さくひん

work (e.g. book, film, composition, etc.), opus, performance, production

作業, さぎょう

work, operation, manufacturing, fatigue duty

作, さく

a work, a harvest

作り, 造り, づくり

making, forming, cultivating, growing, form, appearance

作家, さっか

author, writer, novelist, artist

作り, つくり

making, producing, manufacturing, building, construction, make, structure, appearance (i.e. attire, make-up), build (i.e. physique), sashimi, forced (smile, etc.)

作戦, 策戦, さくせん

tactics, strategy, military or naval operations

作成, さくせい

drawing up (e.g. legal document, contract, will, etc.), preparing, writing, framing, making, producing, creating, creation

制作, せいさく

work (film, book), production, creation

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