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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 頑張る (ganbaru)

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Kana: がんばる
Kanji: 頑張る
Romaji: ganbaru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to hold out; to do one’s best; to keep at it; to hang on; to persist; to insist on; to try hard

Example sentences:

おれが頑張れたのは彼女がいたからだ。
ore ga ganbareta nowa kanojo ga ita kara da.
She’s the reason why I was able to work as hard as I did.

頑張ることが悪いはずない。
ganbaru koto ga warui hazu nai.
Doing our best can’t be a bad thing.

頑張る (ganbaru)

元気を出してくれよ。いっしょにがんばろう。
genki o dashite kure yo. issho ni ganbarou.
Cheer up, and let’s go on trying together.

お父さんのためにもがんばるのよ…がんばって…
otousan no tame ni mo ganbaru no yo. ganbatte.
Hold on for your father… Hold on…

Similar words:

努める (tsutomeru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 拼命 (pīnmìng)
Korean: 힘내다 (himnaeda)

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