Japanese Word Entry

力比べ
Kana:ちからくらべ
Definition: contest of strength, trial of strength
Alternative form: 力競べ

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Chinese characters used in this word

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

compare, race, ratio, Philippines, to compare, liken, comparison, than
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄧˇ (bǐ), ㄅㄧˋ (bì), ㄆㄧˊ (pí), ㄆㄧˇ (pǐ)
Cantonese: bei2, bei6, pei4
Japanese: ヒ / くら.べる、 ならぶ、 ならべる
Korean:
Vietnamese: bỉ, bí, bì, tỉ

emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race, contend, vie, compete
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˋ (jìng)
Cantonese: ging3, ging6
Japanese: キョウ、 ケイ / きそ.う、 せ.る、 くら.べる
Korean:
Vietnamese: cạnh
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