Word of the Day - yaku

Word of the Day:

yaku

Pronunciation:

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Meaning:

an office; a post; a position; a duty; a service; a part

Japanese characters:

役 (やく)

Example:

Sonna hon o yonde nan no yaku ni tatsu no desu ka.
そんな本を読んで何の役に立つのですか。

Translation:

What is the use of reading such a book?

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