Definition of 努

  • toil
  • diligent
  • as much as possible

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • つとめる

Popular Words With This Kanji

努力, どりょく

great effort, exertion, endeavour, endeavor, effort

努める, 勉める, 力める, つとめる

to endeavor (endeavour), to try, to strive, to make an effort, to exert oneself, to be diligent

力む, 勉む, 努む, りきむ

to strain, to bear up, to exert one's strength, to swagger, to bluff, to boast

努, ゆめ

never, by no means

努めて, 勉めて, つとめて

as much as possible, diligently, make an effort!, work hard!

努努, 夢夢, 努々, 夢々, ゆめゆめ

certainly, absolutely, (not even) a little bit, diligently, dreams

努努, 夢夢, 努々, 夢々, ゆめゆめ

certainly, absolutely, (not even) a little bit, diligently, dreams

実らなかった努力, みのらなかったどりょく

fruitless (resultless) efforts

たゆまぬ努力, 弛まぬ努力, たゆまぬどりょく

diligence, unceasing efforts

奮励努力, ふんれいどりょく

making strenuous efforts, exerting oneself


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