力 - Dong Chinese dictionary

power

Pictograph of a plow, which requires strength to operate.

Evolution

力 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
力 Bronze script Early Warring States (~400 BC)

Bronze script

Early Warring States (~400 BC)
力 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
力 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
力 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

power, capability, influence; power; force; strength; ability; strenuously

 

surname Li

Most common words with 力
Freq.
Word
Meaning

努力

great effort

能力

capability

power

力量

power

压力

pressure

Component uses

Sound component in 6 characters

Simplified component in 5 characters

Unknown component in 3 characters