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)
  • 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
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

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
slip out, extract, pull out, pilfer, quote, remove, omit
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
726 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 抜群 【バツグン】 outstanding, excellent, exceptional, surpassing, extraordinary, distinguished, preeminence, distinction, extraordinariness
  • 抜山蓋世 【バツザンガイセイ】 great strength and energy (of a mighty hero), Herculean strength and vitality
  • 卓抜 【タクバツ】 excellence, superiority, preeminence, prevalence
  • 警抜 【ケイバツ】 scintillating, extraordinarily excellent

Kun reading compounds

  • 抜く 【ぬく】 to pull out, to draw out, to extract, to unplug, to weed, to omit, to leave out, to go without, to skip, to do to the end, to carry through, to let out (e.g. air from a tyre), to drain (e.g. water from a bath), to empty, to pick out, to choose, to select, to extract, to pilfer, to steal, to remove, to get rid of, to take out, to pass, to overtake, to outstrip, to get ahead of, to pierce, to break through, to go through, to cut out (a shape), to create (a pattern) by dying the surrounding area, to seize, to capture, to reduce, to scoop (a story), to take out (an opponent's stones; in go), to masturbate (of a male), to ejaculate (while masturbating), to take (a photo), to record (video)
  • 抜くべからざる 【ぬくべからざる】 deep-rooted (suspicion, etc.)
  • 抜き 【ぬき】 without, not including, dispensed with, (beating) in succession
  • 抜き打ち 【ぬきうち】 drawing a katana and attacking in the same stroke, doing something suddenly, without warning
  • 手抜き 【てぬき】 omitting crucial steps, cutting corners, skimping, intentional negligence, tenuki, taking the initiative by ignoring the opponent's last move and playing somewhere else (in go)
  • 栓抜き 【せんぬき】 bottle opener, corkscrew
  • 抜ける 【ぬける】 to come out, to fall out, to be omitted, to be missing, to escape, to come loose, to fade, to discolour, to wear a hole (e.g. clothes), to leave (e.g. a meeting), to be clear, to be transparent (e.g. of the sky), to be stupid, to be absentminded, to be careless, to be inattentive, to exit (a program loop), to go through, to pass through
  • 抜かす 【ぬかす】 to omit, to leave out, to skip, to overtake, to pass, to say, to speak
  • 抜かる 【ぬかる】 to make a mistake

Readings

Japanese names:
ぬき
Chinese:
ba2
Korean:
bal, pae

Spanish

  • omitir
  • echar
  • extraer
  • tirar
  • quitar
  • sacar

Portuguese

  • deslizar
  • extrato
  • arrancar
  • furtar
  • citação
  • remover
  • omitir

French

  • arracher
  • extraire
  • chaparder
  • enlever
  • omettre
  • faire une erreur
1708 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
684 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1854 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1525 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
561 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
384 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1713 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1830 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
769 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
864 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
290 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
219 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
712 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11901P Morohashi
246 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2093 New Nelson (John Haig)
705 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
761 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1129 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c4.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5404.7 Four corner code
40-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
629c Unicode hex code