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Meaning:

In Japanese,効 means “be effective”.


How to read it:

Kunyomi:き
Onyomi:こう


How to write it:


Origin:

You can see a man who is crossing his legs.
He can be effective because he is relaxed this way.
So 効 means “be effective”.

Note:
There is some difference between Chinese kanji and Japanese kanji. You should use Japanese kanji, which has a 力 on the right.

Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaningType
Inter効果こうかeffectNoun
Inter有効ゆうこうeffectivena-Adj
Inter効率こうりつefficiencyNoun
Inter効くきくbe effectiveVerb
Adv効力こうりょくeffectNoun
Adv効用こうようutilityNoun
Adv無効むこうinvalidNoun & na-Adj
Adv効能こうのうeffectNoun
H_Adv効き目ききめeffectNoun
H_Adv実効じっこうpractical effectNoun
H_Adv時効じこうacquisitive prescriptionNoun
H_Adv発効はっこうeffectuationNoun & Verb
S_Adv即効そっこうimmediate effectNoun
S_Adv特効とっこうspecial virtueNoun
S_Adv失効しっこうexpireNoun & Verb
Others薬効やっこうmedical efficacyNoun
Others速効そっこうimmediate effectNoun
Others卓効たっこうgreat efficiencyNoun
Others著効ちょこうremarkable effectNoun
Others奏効そうこうresponseNoun & Verb
Others遅効ちこうdelayed effectNoun
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