Japanese Word Entry

角力
Kana:かくりょく
Definitions:
  1. comparison of strength, contest of strength

  2. sumo


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Chinese characters used in this word

angle, corner, square, horn, antlers, point
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄠˇ (jiǎo), ㄐㄧㄚˇ (jiǎ), ㄐㄩㄝˊ (jué), ㄌㄨˋ (lù), ㄍㄨˇ (gǔ)
Cantonese: gok3, luk6
Japanese: カク、 ロク、 コク / かど、 つの、 すみ
Korean:
Vietnamese: giác, giốc, góc
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert, capability, influence
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧˋ (lì)
Cantonese: lik6
Japanese: リョク、 リキ、 リイ / ちから、 つとめる、 りきむ
Korean: 력, 역
Vietnamese: lực