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Stroke Count
2 Strokes
Radical
力 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Readings
Kun'yomi: ちから。
On'yomi: リキ。(Go-on Reading)
リョク。(Kan-on Reading)
リイ。

Japanese Meaning for 力

Dictionary Entries for 力

chikara
noun
  1. force; strength; might; vigour (vigor); energy
  2. capability; ability; proficiency; capacity; faculty
  3. efficacy; effect
  4. effort; endeavours (endeavors); exertions
  5. power; authority; influence; good offices; agency
  6. support; help; aid; assistance
  7. stress; emphasis
  8. means; resources
riki
noun
  1. strength
ryoku
noun, used as a suffix
  1. strength; power

Stroke Order Diagrams for 力

Construction of Character for 力

Origin and construction of 力
  1. 象形筋肉(説文解字 他)、すきの形(白川)。

Kanji related to 力

Meanings in Other Languages for 力

French
  1. force, fort, puissance, tension, tenir le coup, s'efforcer, employer (force)
Portuguese
  1. força, forte, esforço, suportar, exercer
Spanish
  1. potencia, poder, fuerza, energía, vigor, énfasis

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