JLPT N3 Vocabulary


effort; exertion; endeavor; hard work; striving

JLPT N3 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【どりょく】(doryoku)

Meaning: effort; exertion; endeavor; hard work; striving.

Type: Noun, Verb, Suru verb

Level: JLPT N3 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

doryoku shimasu.
I will try hard.
Example #2

watashi wa motto doryoku subeki desu.
I need to work on that more.
Example #3

kore kara mo watashi wa doryoku shi tsudzukeru.
I'll continue doing my best in the future.
Example #4

watashitachi no doryoku wa shippai ni owatta.
Our effort ended in failure.
Example #5

anata wa doryoku ka desu ne.
You are a hard worker.
Example #6

kare wa tabako wo yameyou to doryoku shiteiru.
He's working hard to try and quit smoking.

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