力 (chikara) pronounciations are kanji: りょく and vocabulary: ちから

WaniKani stuck on apprentice

Kun:
ちから

On:
リョク、 リキ、 リイ

Meaning:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert

力 is ranked 62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers. It’s taught in grade 1, WaniKani level 1, and this kanji is kicking my ass!. My mastery level of this kanji is stuck on apprentice! I’m on WaniKani level 7, yet 力 has been especially hard for me for some reason. I consistently the pronunciations wrong! It’s literally been 3 months of almost daily practice and I’m still not getting this right!

This blog post is an effort to drill in the correct pronunciations, so I can level up my mastery level of this kanji, and finally move on in WaniKani. Here are the answers for WaniKani.

力 radical: strength
力 kanji: りょく
力 vocabulary: ちから