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努力 nǔ lì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

努力 (nǔ lì) English Meaning

  • great effort
  • to strive
  • to try hard

Traditional Characters: 努力

努 is only found in HSK 3.

力 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 南希努力学习。
    Nán xī nǔlì xuéxí.
    Nancy studied hard.
  • 他工作很努力。
    Tā gōngzuò hěn nǔlì.
    He worked very hard.
  • 要努力完成计划。
    Yào nǔlì wánchéng jìhuà.
    We must work hard to complete the project.
  • 你工作太努力了。
    Nǐ gōngzuò tài nǔlìle.
    You work too hard.
  • 他学习非常努力。
    Tā xuéxí fēicháng nǔlì.
    He studied very hard.
  • 你应该努力读书。
    Nǐ yīnggāi nǔlì dúshū.
    You should study hard.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

努 (nǔ): to exert; to strive

  • (nǚ): woman
  • (yòu): still / hand
  • (lì): force

力 (lì): power; force; strength; ability; strenuously

  •  (lì): force

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 力

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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