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努 means 'work'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 1284   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-21    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 34    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 9 words   Used in 17 words   Used in 55 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ド
Kun
   つとめる to work, to toil
⿱   guy   effort  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 努 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 努 is used 14 times, read 2 ways.
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great effort; exertion; endeavour; endeavor; effort
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つとめる : 3 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 力める
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to endeavor (endeavour); to try; to strive; to make an effort; to exert oneself; to be diligent; to be committed (to doing something)
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An additional 3 less common words include 努 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 582 (originally: 555)  Joy o' Kanji : 555  Key to Kanji: 790 

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ド   つとめる to work, to toil   
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ド   guy
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
また again   
リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
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