励む, はげむ

  • hagemu
JLPT 1

Definition of 励む,はげむ

Godan verb with `mu' ending

  • to be zealous
  • to brace oneself
  • to endeavour
  • to endeavor
  • to strive
  • to make an effort

Examples of 励む,はげむ in a Sentence

今まで以上にいっそう勉強励みなさい
You should study still harder.
Encouraged by the continuing trickle of hits and the rarely arriving email I've somehow kept going till now.
著述励んでいた
He was closely occupied with his writing.
Instead of taking a rest, he worked much harder than usual.
みんなそれぞれ自分仕事励んでいた
Everybody was going about his business.
He studied day and night with a view to becoming a lawyer.
Never mind that. After all up till now he's stuffed himself on huge profit selling high brand-name goods of no real worth. From now on he can just try his best at honest trade.
勉強励んでいる
He is diligent in his study.
However, like America, Japan is predominantly a middle-class, middle-income country, and so wives do not employ maids, but attend to everything themselves.

励む,はげむ Conjugations

Plain Polite 励みますはげみます
Negative 励まないはげまない
Negative Polite 励みませんはげみません
Past 励んだはげんだ
Past Polite 励みましたはげみました
Past Negative 励まなかったはげまなかった
Past Negative Polite 励みませんでしたはげみませんでした
Te Form 励んではげんで
Progressive 励んでいるはげんでいる
Progressive Polite 励んでいますはげんでいます
Progressive Negative 励んでないはげんでない
Progressive Negative Polite 励んでいませんはげんでいません
Passive 励まれるはげまれる
Passive Te Form 励まれてはげまれて
Imperative 励みなさいはげみなさい
Imperative Polite 励んでくださいはげんでください
Imperative Polite Negative 励まないでくださいはげまないでください
Optative 励みたいはげみたい
Optative Negative 励みたくなかったはげみたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 励みたくないですはげみたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 励みたくありませんはげみたくありません
Optative Past 励みたかったはげみたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 励みたくなかったですはげみたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 励みたくありませんでしたはげみたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 励みたくてはげみたくて
Optative Conditional 励みたければはげみたければ
Gerund 励みながらはげみながら
Factitive 励ませるはげませる
Factitive Shortened 励ますはげます
Potential 励めるはげめる
Potential Polite 励めますはげめます
Conditional (Ba Form) 励めばはげめば
Conditional (Tara Form) 励んだらはげんだら
Volitional 励もうはげもう
Volitional Polite 励みましょうはげみましょう
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