動力

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Chinese[edit]

 
to move; to change; to use; to act
power; force; strength
trad. (動力)
simp. (动力)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowed from Japanese 動力 (どうりょく) (dōryoku, (electric) power)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

動力

  1. motive power
  2. force; impetus
  3. motivation (to do something)

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 3
りょく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

動力 (hiragana どうりょく, rōmaji dōryoku)

  1. power
  2. (electric) power
  3. motive power

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0