Resources > Word Search

一所懸命, いっしょけんめい

  • isshokenmei


adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • very hard
  • with utmost effort
  • with all one's might
  • desperately
  • frantically
  • for dear life
  • all-out effort
  • sticking at living in and defending one place


  • sticking at living in one place

Related Study Lists

There's Nothing Here Yet!

Nobody has created a related Study List yet. Create one now to help build your vocabulary quickly.

Examples of 一所懸命,いっしょけんめい in a Sentence

一所懸命になってはその登った With great effort he climbed up the tree.
一所懸命働いて成功した Hard work has brought him success.
もしもっと一所懸命に働いていたならば金持ちもしれないのだが。 If he had worked harder, he might be a rich man now.
あなたは一所懸命勉強さえすればよい、そうすれば試験合格するだろう You have only to study hard, and you will pass the test.
一所懸命勉強したそうでなかったら試験に落ちていただろう He worked hard; otherwise he would have failed in the examination.
一所懸命勉強さえすればよい、そうすれば試験合格するょう。 You have only to study hard, and you will pass the test.
The Nihongo Master Podcast

Want to learn Japanese on the go?

Download our podcast to get all of our episodes featuring free Japanese lessons, news, and entertainment.

Download Now
Learn Japanese Online

Start Learning Japanese Now

Get Started