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The Chinese word gongzuo - 工作 - gōngzuò
(work in Chinese)

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English translations

work, job, to work,
of an honored rank or position

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Chinese characters  ( gongzuo / gōngzuò ) with pronunciation (English translation: work )
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工作 ( gongzuo / gōngzuò ) is composed of these characters: (gong) , (zuo)
The traditional Chinese characters of gōngzuò are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Wo meige xingqiyi dou zai jia gongzuo.
Wŏ mĕigè xīngqīyī dōu zài jiā gōngzuò.

 – English translation: I work at home each Monday.


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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

work  |  to make
工作 ( gongzuo / gōngzuò ) belongs to the 50 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 13)
Chinese words containing the word 工作 ( gongzuo / gōngzuò ) :
gōngzuòrì ( 工作日 : workday ), gōngzuòzhàn ( 工作站 : workstation )
More words that mean work in Chinese
gōng ( 功 ), gōng ( 工 ), huór ( 活儿 ), láodòng ( 劳动 ), shìr ( 事儿 ), zuòyè ( 作业 )
More words that mean job in Chinese
gōngfū ( 工夫 ), shì ( 事 )

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