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18:24 Feb 14, 2012
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Education / Pedagogy / university bylaws
Japanese term or phrase:
16勤
That's it. The context shows various time slots nearby. This is an abbreviation for something. Work shift?
dchild
Local time: 02:42
English translation:shift
Explanation:
16勤 means 16-hour shift as opposed to 日勤 (day shift), 12勤 (12-hour shift), 4勤 (4-hour shift), etc.

Just in case the term is for a document about Hokkaido University, here is a link to the university's regulation with regard to contract-based employees. There is a chart with different shifts toward the end of the webpage:
http://www.hokudai.ac.jp/jimuk/reiki/reiki_honbun/au01004491...
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xxxRikaWA
Local time: 23:42
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shift


Explanation:
16勤 means 16-hour shift as opposed to 日勤 (day shift), 12勤 (12-hour shift), 4勤 (4-hour shift), etc.

Just in case the term is for a document about Hokkaido University, here is a link to the university's regulation with regard to contract-based employees. There is a chart with different shifts toward the end of the webpage:
http://www.hokudai.ac.jp/jimuk/reiki/reiki_honbun/au01004491...

xxxRikaWA
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