Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
strike, hit, knock, pound, dozen
Kun:
う.つう.ち-ぶ.つ
On:
ダース
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
239 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 打 【ダ】 hitting a ball, batting, stroke
  • 打 【ダース】 dozen
  • 本塁打 【ホンルイダ】 home run
  • 二塁打 【ニルイダ】 two-base hit, double
  • 打 【ダース】 dozen

Kun reading compounds

  • 打つ 【うつ】 to hit, to strike, to knock, to beat, to punch, to slap, to tap, to bang, to clap, to pound, to strike (noon, etc.), to sound (cymbals, etc.), to beat (a drum, etc.), to beat (rhythmically, e.g. pulse, waves, etc.), to move, to impress, to touch, to drive in, to hammer in, to put in, to inject, to type, to send, to transmit, to insert, to write in, to mark, to make (noodles, etc.), to prepare, to till (soil), to sprinkle, to throw, to cast, to do, to carry out, to play, to perform, to engage in (gambling, etc.), to pay (a deposit, etc.), to visit (on a pilgrimage), to line (a coat), to bind (a criminal)
  • 打つ手 【うつて】 way to do (something)
  • 打つ 【ぶつ】 to hit (a person), to strike, to beat, to deliver (a speech), to give (an address)
  • 打つかる 【ぶつかる】 to strike against, to collide with, to bump into, to conflict, to encounter, to meet, to clash

Readings

Japanese names:
うち
Chinese:
da3
Korean:
ta, jeong

Spanish

  • golpear
  • pegar

Portuguese

  • bater
  • acesso
  • batida
  • libra
  • dúzia

French

  • taper
  • frapper
  • coup
  • marteler
  • douzaine
460 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
355 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
335 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
180 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1829 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
682 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
554 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1020 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1059 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
771 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
854 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
142 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
660 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11781 Morohashi
193 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2063 New Nelson (John Haig)
653 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
705 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
435 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
256 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1353 2001 Kanji
3c2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
5102.0 Four corner code
34-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6253 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