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力 means 'effort'

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Strokes : 2    Radical number: 19    Frequency: 77   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 2    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 7    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 92 words   Used in 1072 words   Used in 536 names   Component in 65 kanji (34 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   リョク   リキ
Kun
   ちから effort; power
On    リイ
Name    じから   つとむ
 sword  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 力 is used 49 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 力 is used 1051 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
リョク : 849 words FIND ALL
great effort; exertion; endeavour; endeavor; effort
3
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リキ : 124 words FIND ALL
noun
mechanics; dynamics
5
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リキ (read as りっ) : 3 words FIND ALL
strenuous efforts; exertion
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9
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リョク (read as りょっ) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
wide learning and energetic activity
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ちから : 73 words FIND ALL
1. powerful; strong; forceful; vigorous
2. reassuring; encouraging
2
3
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ちから (read as じから) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
the ability to convey strong emotions with his eyes (for an actor); eyes that convey a strong sense of purpose
9
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Henshall: 38 (originally: 74)  Joy o' Kanji : 74  Key to Kanji: 1074 

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リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
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