Kana: ド、つと.める
Romaji: do, tsuto.meru


toil, diligent, as much as possible

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  7
Radical Number:  19
Frequency:  749
Grade:  4
Skip Pattern:  2-5-2
Korean Reading:  no
Chinese Reading:  nao2
Unicode:  52aa
JIS:  4558


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Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2g5.6
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never; by no means
努める (つとめる)
to endeavor (endeavour); to try; to strive; to make an effort; to exert oneself; to be diligent; to be committed (to doing something)
奮励努力 (ふんれいどりょく)
making strenuous efforts; exerting oneself
努力奮励 (どりょくふんれい)
making strenuous efforts; exerting oneself
努力家 (どりょくか)
hard worker; hardworking person
努力 (どりょく)
great effort; exertion; endeavour; endeavor; effort
努力も虚しく (どりょくもむなしく)
after efforts in vain
奮闘努力 (ふんとうどりょく)
try one's best; all-out effort; strenuous efforts
努力賞 (どりょくしょう)
prize awarded for a person's effort
力む (りきむ)
to strain; to bear up; to exert one's strength; to swagger; to bluff; to boast
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