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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
hard struggle, strenuous effortse dépenser sans compter, se donner de la peine pourheftiger Kampf, erbitterter Kampf, schwerer Kampf, gewaltige Anstrengung

ON: フンKUN: ふる.う
stirred up, be invigorated, flourish

ON: トウKUN: たたか.う, あらそ.う
fight, war

Example sentences
人々は貧困に向かって奮闘した。Parts: 人々 (ひとびと), 貧困 (ひんこん), 向かう (むかう), 奮闘 (ふんとう)People struggled against poverty.

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