Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
accidentally, even number, couple, man & wife, same kind
Kun:
たま
On:
グウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1602 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 偶 【グウ】 even number, even, spouse, mate
  • 偶然 【グウゼン】 coincidence, chance, accident, fortuity, by chance, unexpectedly, accidentally, contingency
  • 土偶 【ドグウ】 earthen figure, clay figure, dogū, clay figurines from the late Jōmon period
  • 配偶 【ハイグウ】 combination, spouse, husband or wife, partner, married couple, husband and wife

Kun reading compounds

  • 偶 【たま】 occasional, infrequent, rare
  • 偶々 【たまたま】 occasionally, once in a while, seldom, casually, unexpectedly, accidentally, by chance

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ou3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • número par
  • accidental
  • casual
  • pareja

Portuguese

  • acidentalmente
  • número par
  • par
  • casal
  • mesma espécie

French

  • par hasard
  • nombre pair
  • couple
  • homme et femme
  • même espèce
1185 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1708 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1112 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
331 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1639 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1752 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1240 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
117 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
150 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
115 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1974 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
899X Morohashi
132 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
274 New Nelson (John Haig)
1955 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1409 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2153 2001 Kanji
2a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
1-2-8 SKIP code
2622.7 Four corner code
1-22-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5076 Unicode hex code

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
  • 力作 【リキサク】 painstaking piece of work, work of great effort, tour de force, outstanding work, toil, labor, labour
  • 水力 【スイリョク】 hydraulic power, water power
  • 威力 【イリョク】 power, might, authority, influence
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength
  • 合力 【ゴウリョク】 resultant force, assistance, help, donation, alms, almsgiving

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
  • 力強い 【ちからづよい】 powerful, strong, forceful, vigorous, reassuring, encouraging
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code