Jisho

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2 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Kun:
ちから
On:
リョクリキリイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 力 【リョク】 strength, power, proficiency, ability
  • 力役 【リキエキ】 physical labor, physical labour, physical work, forced labor imposed by the government (e.g. under the ritsuryo system)
  • 努力 【ドリョク】 effort, exertion, endeavour, endeavor, hard work, striving
  • 全力 【ゼンリョク】 all one's power (strength, energy, efforts), one's utmost
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 馬力 【バリキ】 horsepower, hp, energy, vitality, vigour
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength

Kun reading compounds

  • 力 【ちから】 force, strength, might, vigour (vigor), energy, capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty, efficacy, effect, effort, endeavours (endeavors), exertions, power, authority, influence, good offices, agency, support, help, aid, assistance, stress, emphasis, means, resources
  • 力一杯 【ちからいっぱい】 with all one's strength, with might and main, as hard as one can
  • 強い力 【つよいちから】 strong interaction, strong force
  • 弱い力 【よわいちから】 weak force, weak interaction

Readings

Japanese names:
じから、 つとむ
Chinese:
li4
Korean:
ryeog

Spanish

  • potencia
  • poder
  • fuerza
  • energía
  • vigor
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • força
  • forte
  • esforço
  • suportar
  • exercer

French

  • force
  • fort
  • puissance
  • tension
  • tenir le coup
  • s'efforcer
  • employer (force)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
74 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
69 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
715 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
53 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
11 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
100 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
207 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2288 Morohashi
3371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 New Nelson (John Haig)
858 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
922 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
38 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1645 2001 Kanji
2g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4002.7 Four corner code
46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
dark, profound
Parts:
Variants:
ratio, rate, proportion, %, factor, lead, spearhead, command
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
383 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 卒爾 【ソツジ】 abrupt, sudden
  • 卒然 【ソツゼン】 sudden, unexpected, unannounced, abrupt
  • 短慮軽率 【タンリョケイソツ】 impulsive and imprudent, rash and unthinking
  • 兜率 【トソツ】 Tusita (heaven, pure land)
  • 率 【リツ】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage
  • 率を定める 【リツヲサダメル】 to fix the rate
  • 効率 【コウリツ】 efficiency
  • 倍率 【バイリツ】 magnification, leverage, amplification, scaling factor, scale factor, acceptance rate, pass rate (of an exam, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 率いる 【ひきいる】 to lead, to spearhead (a group), to command (troops)

Readings

Chinese:
lu:4, shuai4, shuo4
Korean:
sol, ryul

Spanish

  • proporción
  • tasa
  • dirigir
  • mandar
  • verdad
  • franqueza
  • indiscreción
  • liderar
  • encabezar

Portuguese

  • razão
  • valor
  • proporção
  • %
  • coeficiente
  • fator

French

  • taux
  • rapport
  • proportion
  • %
  • coefficient
  • facteur
878 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
767 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
803 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
553 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
319 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
808 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
731 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2040 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
788 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
802 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
615 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1312 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2625 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1343 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1753 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20817P Morohashi
2118 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3618 New Nelson (John Haig)
1737 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1874 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
742 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
455 2001 Kanji
2j9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
0040.3 Four corner code
46-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7387 Unicode hex code