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ベン/BEN/    つと.める/tsuto.meru/BEN/ベン/    tsuto.meru/つと.める/

exertion;  endeavour;  encourage;  strive;  make effort;  diligent Frenchexercice Portugueseesforço Spanishesforzarse;  ejercitarse

Radical: (power).   Strokes: 10画.   Elements: 力免儿.   Pinyin: miǎn.   Hangul:  [myeon].   Nanori: ひこ / やつhiko / yatsu.

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N4.

Example compounds:
ベンBENべんがくbengaku】study; pursuit of knowledge
きんべんkinben】diligent; industrious
べんきょうbenkyō】study; diligence; discount
つとめるtsutomeruめるつとめるtsutomeru】to endeavor (endeavour); to try; to strive; to make an effort; to exert oneself; to be diligent
極力めるきょくりょくつとめるkyokuryokutsutomeru】to do one's best
Codepoints and classification codes:
42-57JIS X 0208
2421.2Four Corner
2557De Roo
Dictionary indices:
228Classic Nelson
543The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
3318New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
2088Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1975Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
946A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
1263Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
852Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
2384PDaikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 2 p. 390
390A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
735Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
317Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
129Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
413Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
366Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
140Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
2.11Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
219Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1994Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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