to exhort; to make an effort

strokes 9
strokes after radical 7
规勉 規勉 gui1 mian3
to advise and encourage

互勉 互勉 hu4 mian3
to encourage each other

勉力 勉力 mian3 li4
to strive; to make an effort; to exert oneself

勉励 勉勵 mian3 li4
to encourage

勉力而为 勉力而為 mian3 li4 er2 wei2
to try one's best to do sth (idiom)

勉勉强强 勉勉強強 mian3 mian3 qiang3 qiang3
to achieve with difficulty; only just up to the task; barely adequate

勉强 勉強 mian3 qiang3
to do with difficulty; to force sb to do sth; reluctant; barely enough

勉为其难 勉為其難 mian3 wei2 qi2 nan2
to tackle a difficult job (idiom); to do sth reluctantly

勉县 勉縣 mian3 xian4
Mian County in Hanzhong 漢中|汉中, Shaanxi

勤勉 勤勉 qin2 mian3
diligence; diligent; industrious

劝勉 勸勉 quan4 mian3
to advise; to encourage

有则改之,无则加勉 有則改之,無則加勉 you3 ze2 gai3 zhi1 - wu2 ze2 jia1 mian3
correct any mistakes you made, but maintain your good record if you did not make them (idiom)

自勉 自勉 zi4 mian3
to encourage oneself