励 (encourage) kanji
Encourage
This kanji has 7 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:encourage, be diligent, inspire
On reading:レイ
rei
Kun reading:はげ-む、はげ-ます
hage-mu, hage-masu

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奨励金
しょうれいきん
a bounty, a bonus
学業に励む
がくぎょうにはげむ
work hard at lessons
病人を励ます
びょうにんをはげます
cheer up an invalid, encourage a patient ☆励ます=激励する(げきれいする)
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