Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
奮闘 JLPT 1
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    hard struggle; strenuous effort
    Example sentence
    暮らしために奮闘している She struggles for her living.

Examples of 奮闘, ふんとう in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


16 strokes

stirred up, be invigorated, flourish

On'Yomi: フン

Kun'Yomi: ふる.う

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18 strokes

fight, war

On'Yomi: トウ

Kun'Yomi: たたか.う, あらそ.う

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