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頑張る
Ateji (phonetic) reading
Readings
がんばる
ganbaru
Meanings
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
intransitive verb
to persevere, to persist, to keep at it, to hang on, to hold out, to do one's bestinsister, persister, tenir ferme

to insist that, to stick to (one's opinion)
to remain in a place, to stick to one's post, to refuse to budgeстара́ться, держа́ться, быть сто́йким, быть упо́рным(bis zum Ende) durchhalten, weitermachen, nicht aufgeben, sich anstrengen, sich bemühen, (auf der eigenen Meinung) bestehenKanji-Schreibung ist Ateji, die eigene Position halten
Kanji
ON: ガンKUN: かたく
stubborn, foolish, firmly

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
いや、頑張ればできるよ。Parts: (いいえ), 頑張る (がんばる), 出来る (できる)Yes, he can, if he tries hard.
Il y arrivera s'il y met de la volonté.

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