Kana: ベン、つと.める
Romaji: ben, tsuto.meru

Name Readings

Kana: ひこ、やつ
Romaji: hiko, yatsu


exertion, endeavour, encourage, strive, make effort, diligent

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  10
Radical Number:  4
Frequency:  1066
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  3-8-2
Korean Reading:  myeon
Chinese Reading:  mian3
Unicode:  52c9
JIS:  4A59


Halpern Index: 3318
Nelson Index: 228
New Nelson Index: 543
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2n8.1
Four Corner Index: 2421.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 390
Gakken Index: 946
Japanese Names Index: 1263
Daikanwanjiten Index: 2384P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 2.0390
Remembering the kanji Index: 1975
Busy People Index: 2.11
Kanji Flashcards Index: 129
Kodansha Compact Index: 219
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 413
Kanji in Context Index: 140
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2088
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2829
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1994
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 2129
Essential Kanji Index: 852
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4113
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2557
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 317
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 366


勉強 (べんきょう)
study; diligence; discount; reduction
勤勉 (きんべん)
diligent; industrious
勉強を怠ける (べんきょうをなまける)
to neglect one's studies
勉強に励む (べんきょうにはげむ)
to work hard at one's lessons
努めて (つとめて)
as much as possible; as far as possible; to the best of one's ability; diligently; make an effort!; work hard!
勉学 (べんがく)
study; pursuit of knowledge
がり勉 (がりべん、ガリべん)
drudge; grind; swot; someone who studies too much; cram-study (for exam, etc.); swotting
不勉強 (ふべんきょう)
idleness; lack of application; lazy study habits
勉強家 (べんきょうか)
diligent student; studious person
勉強時間 (べんきょうじかん)
one's study hours (time)
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