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toil; diligent; as much as possible

Popularity rank: 749 Pinyin: nǔ, náo Korean: no Hán-Việt: nỗ
Stroke counts: 7 Grade level: 4 JLPT level: 2 Skip code: 2-5-2

Example Words

努める[tsutomeru] to endeavor (endeavour)
努めて[tsutomete] as much as possible
努力[doryoku] great effort
努力家[doryokuka] hard worker
努む[rikimu] to strain
極力努める[kyokuryokutsutomeru] to do one's best
努力も空しく[doryokumomunashiku] after efforts in vain
努力賞[doryokushou] prize awarded for a person's effort
実らなかった努力[minoranakattadoryoku] fruitless (resultless) efforts
奮励努力[funreidoryoku] making strenuous efforts

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