li4 =
li + Ø4

surname Li | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

li4 =
li + Ø4

power / force / strength / ability / strenuously | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: a power button.

Li Qingzhao (li) just had a shower in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and wants to use the hair dryer, but there's no plug, just the bare end of the cable! She uses all her power to build an electricity plug, and for the two pins she uses a plough (㇆) and a banana (丿). Finally she hits a big power button (力) to turn the power on. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



=

+
丿
xx5

A stroke without inherent meaning | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

A flute and a crowbar are forming a plough. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
yi1 =
y + Ø1

one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Maud Younger (y) plays her flute (一) in front of the space station (Ø1). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
jue2 =
ju + e2

"vertical stroke with hook" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 6) / see also 豎鉤|竖钩[shu4 gou1] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Doesn't 亅 look like a crowbar? Zeus (ju-) shows off his mighty crowbars (亅) in the entrance of the Erechtheion (-e2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago


=

+
丿
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago

Stroke order

力 order 5a568b6b21172b9b0e48f795a2917bab5e4f215b71e21d53be86e629cedeb2ed No user submitted stroke order information available yet.

Sign in to submit stroke order information.

appears as component in

has no simplified variant.

HSK level: 3

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

li

Li Qingzhao, writer and poet of the Song Dynasty - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
over 2 years ago
Ø4

"Ø4" is happening in the bathroom of the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

Words with


nu3

li4
great effort / to strive / to try hard (HSK level 3)

li4

qi5
strength / CL:把[ba3] (HSK level 4)

neng2

li4
capability / capable / able / ability / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 4)

ya1

li4
pressure (HSK level 4)

qiao3

ke4

li4
chocolate (loanword) / CL:塊|块[kuai4] (HSK level 4)

jing1

li4
energy (HSK level 5)

li4

liang5
power / force / strength (HSK level 5)

jin4

li4
to strive one's hardest / to spare no effort (HSK level 5)

quan2

li4
power / authority (HSK level 5)

mei4

li4
charm / fascination / glamor / charisma (HSK level 5)

qi2

xin1

xie2

li4
to work with a common purpose (idiom); to make concerted efforts / to pull together / to work as one (HSK level 6)

de2

li4
able / capable / competent / efficient (HSK level 6)

huo2

li4
energy / vitality / vigor / vital force (HSK level 6)

li4

suo3

neng2

ji2
as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one's ability / within one's powers (HSK level 6)

dong4

li4
power / motion / propulsion / force (HSK level 6)

shi2

li4
strength (HSK level 6)

wu2

neng2

wei2

li4
impotent (idiom) / powerless / helpless (HSK level 6)

yi4

li4
perseverance / willpower (HSK level 6)

qian2

li4
potential / capacity (HSK level 6)

chi1

li4
to entail strenuous effort / to toil at a task / strenuous / laborious / strain (HSK level 6)

zi4

li4

geng1

sheng1
regeneration through one's own effort (idiom) / self-reliance (HSK level 6)

shi4

li5
power / (ability to) influence (HSK level 6)

po4

li4
courage / daring / boldness / resolution / drive (HSK level 6)

quan2

li4

yi3

fu4
to do at all costs / to make an all-out effort (HSK level 6)

jie2

jin4

quan2

li4
to spare no effort (idiom); to do one's utmost (HSK level 6)

wei1

li4
might / formidable power (HSK level 6)

li4

zheng1
to work hard for / to do all one can / to contend strongly (HSK level 6)

zhi4

li4
intelligence / intellect (HSK level 6)

shi4

li4
vision / eyesight (HSK level 6)

li4

tu2
to try hard to / to strive to (HSK level 6)

bao4

li4
violence / force / violent (HSK level 6)

ma3

li4
horsepower

jing3

li4
police force / police officers

jing4

zheng1

li4
competitive strength / competitiveness

ji2

li4
to make a supreme effort / at all costs

quan2

li4
with all one's strength / full strength / all-out (effort) / fully (support)

zhu1

gu3

li4
chocolate (loanword) / CL:塊|块[kuai4]

qi3

li4

ma3

zha1

luo2

shan1
Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

xie2

li4
to unite in common effort

di4

li4
soil fertility / land capability

Example sentences for

 
Great - spirit - method - power - without - poor
The great immortal's magic power is truly endless
 
Power - can - vanquish dragons and tigers - move mountains and drain seas
It is in his power to vanquish dragons and tigers, to move mountains and to drain seas
 
estimate - you - this - small - young - deity - have - what - magic power
I guess such a small and weak deity like you has not much power
 
let - poor Taoist - help - Er Lang - truly - gentleman - lend a helping hand
Let this poor Taoist lend Er Lang a helping hand

See 力 on (opens in new window/tab)

Hanzicraft
MDBG
The English Wikipedia
The English Wiktionary
stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw
Tatoeba
Google search "力 stroke order"
Google image search "力 stroke order"

Log in to write the first comment.