Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
refined, ghost, fairy, energy, vitality, semen, excellence, purity, skill
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
752 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 精 【セイ】 spirit, sprite, nymph, energy, vigor (vigour), strength, fine details, semen
  • 精鋭 【セイエイ】 elite, best, pick, cream of the crop
  • 体外受精 【タイガイジュセイ】 in vitro fertilization, in vitro fertilisation
  • 受精 【ジュセイ】 fertilization, fertilisation, impregnation, pollination, insemination
  • 精霊 【ショウリョウ】 spirit of the deceased
  • 精進 【ショウジン】 concentration, diligence, devotion, asceticism, zeal in one's quest for enlightenment, adherence to a vegetarian diet
  • 無精 【ブショウ】 indolence, laziness, sloth
  • 水晶 【スイショウ】 (rock) crystal, high purity quartz

Kun reading compounds

  • 精げる 【しらげる】 to polish (rice), to refine, to purify
  • 詳しい 【くわしい】 detailed, full, accurate, knowing very well, well-acquainted, well-informed

Readings

Japanese names:
きよ
Chinese:
jing1
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • refinar
  • purificar
  • preciso
  • detallado
  • vigor
  • energía
  • espíritu
  • esencia

Portuguese

  • refinado
  • fantasma
  • fada
  • energia
  • vitalidade
  • sêmen
  • excelência
  • pureza
  • habilidade

French

  • raffiné
  • fantôme
  • féérique
  • énergie
  • vitalité
  • sperme
  • excellence
  • pureté
  • habileté
647 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
748 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
725 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
672 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3480 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
457 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
806 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2131 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
659 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
670 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
877 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1500 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1729 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
924 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1549 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26997P Morohashi
1366 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1535 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1655 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
439 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
792 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1046 2001 Kanji
6b8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
9592.7 Four corner code
32-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cbe 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