lì strength


Picture of a muscled forearm or a plow
Number of strokes 2


Index 19 used in: nán (male) ; dòng (to use) ; gōng (accomplishment) ; láo (to toil) ; lìng (other) ; lì (to experience) ; wèi (do)

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Sounds same

lì (stand) lì (sharp) lì (strict) lì (beautiful) lì (to experience)

Different tone

lí (Fire) lǐ (inside) lǐ (ceremony) lǐ (texture) lǐ (plum)

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stroke order for 力
Stroke order for character 力, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license


九牛二虎之力 jiǔ niú èr hǔ zhī lì Tremendously strong
力不从心 lì bù cóng xīn Falling short of ambition
身体力行 shēn tǐ lì xíng Following the advice given oneself

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