Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 28:力

Meaning

In Japanese,力 means “strength”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ちから
Onyomi:りょく、りき

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
力仕事(ちからしごと)→manual labor

Onyomi:
能力(のうりょく)→ability
力士(りきし)→sumo wrestler

Origin:

You can see a tool that is used to dig the soil,you need strength to dig the soil right? So it stands for strength.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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