奉仕

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: S

Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

奉仕 (hiragana ほうし, romaji hōshi)

  1. attendance, service to one's country or community
    社会 (しゃかい)奉仕 (ほうし)する。
    shakai ni hōshi suru.
    We strive to serve the community.
  2. offering goods at a discount

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • 奉仕者 (ほうししゃ) (hōshisha, servant, minister)
  • 奉仕女 (ほうしめ) (hōshime, deaconess)
  • 奉仕品 (ほうしひん) (hōshihin, bargain goods, sale items)
  • 奉仕活動 (ほうしかつどう) (hōshi katsudō, volunteer activity)
  • 勤労奉仕 (きんろうほうし) (kinrō hōshi, labor service)
  • 社会奉仕 (しゃかいほうし) (shakai hōshi, volunteer social service)
  • 社会奉仕家 (しゃかいほうしか) (shakai hōshika, social worker)

VerbEdit

奉仕 + する (hiragana ほうしする, romaji hōshi suru)

  1. serve one's nation or community
  2. offer goods at a discount

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.
Last modified on 25 October 2013, at 17:13