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
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
1-46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
annexed, accompany, marry, suit, meet, satisfy, attach, append, garnish, imitate
Kun:
そ.えるそ.う
On:
テン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1501 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 添乗 【テンジョウ】 accompanying (on a trip), escorting (a tour group)
  • 添加物 【テンカブツ】 additive
  • 水添 【スイテン】 hydrogenation
  • 別添 【ベッテン】 attachment, annexation, addendum, appendix

Kun reading compounds

  • 添える 【そえる】 to garnish, to accompany (as a card does a gift), to add to as support, to prop up, to accompany (as an aid, guide, translator, etc.), to mimic, to imitate, to draw something near to oneself, to approach nearby
  • 添う 【そう】 to meet (wishes, expectations, etc.), to satisfy, to comply with, to live up to, to accompany, to go with, to stay by one's side, to associate with (someone), to mix with, to marry, to wed, to be added
  • 添水 【そうず】 water-filled bamboo tube in Japanese garden which clacks against a stone when emptied

Readings

Japanese names:
そえ、 ぞい
Chinese:
tian1
Korean:
cheom

Spanish

  • anexo
  • añadidura
  • adición
  • añadir
  • anexar

Portuguese

  • anexar
  • acompanhar
  • casa
  • terno
  • reunião
  • satisfazer
  • adorna
  • imitar

French

  • annexer
  • accompagner
  • se marier
  • joindre
  • satisfaire
  • ajouter
  • garnir
  • imiter
1631 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1396 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2601 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1656 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1480 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1338 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1433 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1523 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1215 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
641 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
390 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
485 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
641 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17698 Morohashi
529 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3201 New Nelson (John Haig)
634 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
684 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1459 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
340 2001 Kanji
3a8.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3213.3 Four corner code
1-37-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6dfb Unicode hex code