勉強

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

勉強

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) forced; inadequate

Adverb[edit]

勉強

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) reluctantly; in a forced manner

Verb[edit]

勉強

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) to force somebody to do something

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
べん
Grade: 3
きょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 勉強.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

勉強 (hiragana べんきょう, romaji benkyō, historical hiragana べんきやう)

  1. studying, studies, study
    成績 (せいせき)のためだけの勉強 (べんきょう)
    seiseki no tame dake no benkyō
    studying for the sole purpose of getting good grades
    ここは部活 (ぶかつ)などよりも勉強 (べんきょう)熱心 (ねっしん)学校 (がっこう)だ。
    Koko wa bukatsu nado yori mo benkyō ni nesshin na gakkō da.
    This high school is more serious about studies than clubs or sports.

Verb[edit]

勉強 + する (hiragana べんきょうする, romaji benkyō suru, historical hiragana べんきやうする)

  1. to study
    英語 (えいご)勉強 (べんきょう)する
    eigo o benkyō suru
    to study English
  2. to discount, to reduce the price of something
    勉強 (べんきょう)させてもらいます。
    Benkyō sasete moraimasu.
    Let me discount I'll give you a discount.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Adverb[edit]

勉強

  1. Hán tự form of miễn cưỡng, "reluctant"