Kanji 力

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Strokes: 2
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On:
リョク、リキ、リイ
ryoku, riki, rii
Kun:
ちから
chikara
Meaning:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Grade: 1
JLPT: 4
In names: じから、つとむ jikara, tsutomu
Shape: idc
Elements: 丿
Look alike: ,
Categories: N4 (JLPT)

Examples

人力車
じんりきしゃ
jinrikisha
rickshaw
体力
たいりょく
tairyoku
physical strength
ちから
chikara
force [n.]
力む
りきむ
rikimu
strain
努力
どりょく
doryoku
effort
協力する
きょうりょくする
kyooryokusuru
cooperate
実力
じつりょく
jitsuryoku
real ability
底力
そこぢから
sokojikara
latent energy, potentiality
暴力
ぼうりょく
bouryoku
violence
権力
けんりょく
kenryoku
(political) power
能力
のうりょく
nooryoku
ability
魅力
みりょく
miryoku
charm [n.]

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): ryeog
Pinyin: li4
Vietnam: Lực

Codepoints

Big-5: A4 4F
Decimal: 21147
Hex: 529B
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-46-47
Unicode UTF-16: 529B
Unicode UTF-8: E5 8A 9B

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 148
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 38
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 74
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 53
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 69
Japanese For Busy People: 3.15
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 128
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 11
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 100
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 100
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 2114
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 2860
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 173
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 207
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 4178
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 866
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 2, page 0360): 2288
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 3371
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 858
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 922
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 38
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 715
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 521
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 9
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