Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
fire
Kun:
-びほ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
574 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 火 【カ】 Tuesday, fire (second of the five elements)
  • 火炎瓶 【カエンビン】 Molotov cocktail
  • 発火 【ハッカ】 ignition, catching fire, firing (e.g. gun), discharging
  • 小火 【ボヤ】 small fire

Kun reading compounds

  • 火 【ひ】 fire, flame, blaze
  • 火口 【ひぐち】 burner, nozzle, origin of a fire
  • 飛び火 【とびひ】 leaping flames, flying sparks, spread of fire (due to leaping flames), repercussions in unanticipated areas, spilling over, effects of an incident spreading to those seemingly uninvolved, impetigo contagiosa
  • 不知火 【しらぬい】 phosphorescent light, mysterious lights on the sea, sea fire

Readings

Chinese:
huo3
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • fuego
  • flama
  • llama

Portuguese

  • fogo

French

  • feu
13 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
8 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
432 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2743 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
15 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
69 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
52 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
20 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1260 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2911 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
163 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18850 Morohashi
3463 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3394 New Nelson (John Haig)
161 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
27 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1162 2001 Kanji
4d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
1-1-3 SKIP code
9080.0 Four corner code
18-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
706b 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