to exhort; to make an effort

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规勉 規勉 gui1 mian3
to advise and encourage

互勉 互勉 hu4 mian3
to encourage each other

勉励 勉勵 mian3 li4
to encourage

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

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