Chinese Word Entry

力作
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄌㄧˋ ㄗㄨㄛˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): lì zuò
Cantonese (Jyutping): lik6 zok3
Definitions:
  1. to put effort into (work, farming, writing etc)

  2. a masterpiece


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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 (ryoku)、 リキ (riki)、 リイ (rii) / ちから (chikara)、 つとめる (tsutomeru)、 りきむ (rikimu)
Korean: 력 (ryeog), 역 (yeog)
Vietnamese: lực

make, production, prepare, build, work, compose, write, act, perform
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄨㄛ (zuō), ㄗㄨㄛˋ (zuò), ㄗㄨㄛˊ (zuó)
Cantonese: zok3
Japanese: サク (saku)、 サ (sa) / つく.る (tsukuru)、 つく.り (tsukuri)、 -づく.り (-dukuri)、 なす (nasu)
Korean: 작 (jag), 자 (ja), 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: tác