up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
team; class; rank; squad; a work shift; a measure word; surname
|simp. and trad.
- to be on duty; to go to work; to begin one's work day; to begin one's shift
- to be open (for business); to be trading
There are many equivalents for English to work in Chinese, the most common and generic being 工作 (gōngzuò). Use 上班 (shàngbān) for shift work, 辦公／办公 (bàngōng) for office or administration work and 幹活／干活 (gànhuó) for physical work.
- 出勤 (chūqín)
- 下班 (xiàbān)