1. verb service
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '役')
  2. noun a servant / a laborer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '役')
  3. verb to serve
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '役')

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  • 奴役 to enslave
  • 战役(戰役) a military campaign
  • 役使 to put a servant or animal to work / to make use of for labor
  • 形役 to do work / to do manual labor
  • 差役 forced labor of feudal tenant ; a bailiff / a messenger
  • 杂役(雜役) odd jobs / a part-time worker
  • 田役 to do farm work
  • 使役 causative
  • 驱役(驅役) to order / to put to use
  • 劳役(勞役) forced labor / animal labor
  • 兵役 military service
  • 服兵役 military draft
  • 仆役(僕役) a servant
  • 苦役 forced labor / corvée / penal servitude
  • 夫役 corvee / laborer
  • 服役 to serve in the army / in active service
  • 退役 to retire from the military, sport etc / to demobilize / to decommission / retired from use
  • 徭役 forced labor / corvee
  • 役男 males eligible for military service / draftee
  • 拘役 detention
  • 避役 chameleon
  • 厮役 a servant / a person providing forced service
  • 免役 to exempt from forced labor ; to exempt from military service
  • 衙役 a bailiff

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