努力

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
りょく
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

努力 (hiragana どりょく, romaji doryoku)

  1. an effort, an endeavor

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

努力 + する (hiragana どりょくする, romaji doryoku suru)

  1. to endeavor, to make an effort
     (かれ)試験 (しけん)合格 (ごうかく)するために努力 (どりょく)した
    kare wa shiken ni gōkaku suru tame ni doryoku shita.
    He worked hard to pass the exam.

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Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin nǔlì
Zhuyin ㄋㄨˇ ㄌㄧˋ
IPA (key) /nu²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ li⁵¹/
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Adjective[edit]

努力 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nǔlì)

  1. hard-working; diligent; industrious

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Adverb[edit]

努力 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nǔlì)

  1. diligently

Verb[edit]

努力 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin nǔlì)

  1. to strive; to endeavor; to work hard
    要是現在努力的話將來後悔。 (trad.)
    要是现在努力的话将来后悔。 (simp.)
    If you don't work hard now you'll regret it later on.

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ lɔ˥˥lɪk˥˥ ]

Adverb[edit]

努力 (traditional and simplified, POJ ló·-le̍k)

  1. diligently

Verb[edit]

努力 (traditional and simplified, POJ ló·-le̍k)

  1. to strive

Related terms[edit]