励む

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S

VerbEdit

励む (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana はげむ, romaji hagemu)

  1. to be zealous, to be preoccupied with, to strive
    ジョギングに (はげ)んだ
    jogingu ni hagenda.
    We have been quite keen on running.

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • 心懸 (こころが)ける (kokorogakeru),  (つと)める (tsutomeru), 勤 (いそ)しむ (isoshimu)

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.
Last modified on 20 October 2013, at 18:24