lì strength

Note

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

Radical

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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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

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
Chinese proverb

Proverb

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Shí nián shù mù, bǎi nián shù rén [shi nian shu mu, bai nian shu ren]
ten year establish timber, hundred year establish person
It takes ten years for a tree to grow up, but it takes a hundred years for talents to be nurtured
Studying may be slow and arduous but is worth it
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