KoreanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • 로력 (roryeok) (North Korea, Yanbian dialect)

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 努力, from (straining) + (strength)

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?noryeok
Revised Romanization (translit.)?nolyeog
McCune–Reischauer?noryŏk
Yale Romanization?nolyek

NounEdit

노력 (noryeok) (hanja 努力)

  1. striving, making an effort to accomplish something
    • 서구권이 앞서 나가자, 소련은 미국의 인공위성에서 분류된 정보로부터 그들이 필요한 것을 훔치거나 사들여서 따라 잡으려는 중대한 노력에 착수하였습니다.
      Seogugwoni apseo nagaja, soryeoneun migugui in-gong-wiseong-eseo bullyudoen jeongborobuteo geudeuri piryohan geoseul humchigeona sadeuryeoseo ttara jabeuryeoneun jungdaehan noryeoge chaksuhayeotseumnida.
      As the West pulled ahead, the Soviets embarked on a major effort to catch up by stealing or buying what they need from classified information on American satellites.