See also: 事业

Chinese edit

matter; thing; item
matter; thing; item; work; affair
business; occupation; study
trad. (事業)
simp. (事业)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit


  1. career; occupation
  2. undertaking; cause (goal, aim or principle); project; activity
  3. publicly-funded enterprise or foundation; state-run institution; facility; utility; service
  4. (Classical) farming and forced labor

Synonyms edit

  • (career):

Antonyms edit

  • (antonym(s) of "publicly-funded enterprise"): 企業企业 (qǐyè)

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

Sino-Xenic (事業):

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
Grade: 3

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

()(ぎょう) (jigyōじげふ (zigefu)?

  1. project, work
    Jigyō o seikō saseta.
    The project was a success.
  2. an enterprise, a business

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

事業 (sa'eop) (hangeul 사업)

  1. Hanja form? of 사업 (business, project).

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun edit


  1. chữ Hán form of sự nghiệp (career).