Chinese Word Entry

拉力
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄌㄚ ㄌㄧˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): lā lì
Cantonese (Jyutping): laai1 lik6
Definitions:
  1. pulling force

  2. (fig.) allure

  3. (materials testing) tensile strength


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Chinese characters used in this word

Latin, kidnap, crush, pull, drag, seize, hold, lengthen
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄚ (lā), ㄌㄚˊ (lá), ㄌㄚˇ (lǎ), ㄌㄚˋ (là), ㄌㄚ˙ (la)
Cantonese: laa1, laai1, laap6
Japanese: ラツ、 ラ、 ロウ / らっ.する、 ひし.ぐ、 くだ.く
Korean: 랍, 납
Vietnamese: lạp, lấp

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