Learn JLPT N4 Kanji

Meaning of 力

power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert

Onyomi

リョク、 リキ
ryoku, riki

Kunyomi

ちから
chikara

Learn Japanese kanji: 【リョク、 リキ / ちから】

Meaning: power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert.

62 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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How to write 力 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 2

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

かれはにほんごのじつりょくがある。
kare wa nihongo no jitsuryoku ga aru.
He is proficient in Japanese.
Example #2

わたしにちからをかしてほしい。
watashi ni chikara wo kashite hoshii.
I went you to lend me your strength (please help me out).
Example #3

かれはタバコをやめようとどりょくしている。
kare wa tabako wo yameyou to doryoku shiteiru.
He's working hard to try and quit smoking.
Example #4

わたしはちからぶそくでごめんなさい。
watashi wa chikara busoku de gomennasai.
I am sorry that I don't have enough ability..
Example #5

わたしがもっともちからをいれているしゅみはやきゅうだ。
watashi ga mottomo chikara wo ireteiru shumi wa yakyuu da.
The hobby I put the most effort into is baseball.
Example #6

このようにおおさかにはたくさんのみりょくがある。
kono you ni oosaka wa takusan no miryoku ga aru.
In this way, Osaka has a lot of charm.
Example #7

これからもわたしはどりょくしつづける。
kore kara mo watashi wa doryoku shi tsudzukeru.
I'll continue doing my best in the future.
Example #8

かれはじぶんののうりょくにじしんがある。
kare wa jibun no nouryoku ni jishin ga aru.
He has confidence in his ability.
Example #9

ごきょうりょくありがとうございました。
go kyouryoku arigatou gozaimashita.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Example #10

にほんのぐんたいはひじょうにきょうりょくだった。
nihon no guntai wa hijouni kyouryouku datta.
Japan's army was very powerful.

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