Kanji: 力 power

JLPT N4 | 2 Strokes

On:  りき; りょく
Kun:
ちから

Meaning: power

Kanji Parts: 

  • 力 power

Mnemonic Story: 

The katakana カ is more powerful than the hiragana か since it doesn't need that extra stroke.

Stroke Order:

Examples:

  • 電力【でんりょく】 electric power
  • 重力【じゅうりょく】 gravity
  • 力持ち【ちからもち】 strong man; muscleman

(とう)さんは力持(ちからも)ちだよ。

(Your) father is very strong.

  • お父さん father
  • 力持ち strong; powerful; muscleman
  • だ is
  • よ (Emphatic ender)

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