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Etymology 1Edit

bone power; force; strength
trad. (骨力)
simp. #(骨力)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (37)
Final () (56) (134)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuət̚/ /lɨk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/kuot̚/ /lɨk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuət̚/ /liek̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwət̚/ /lik̚/
Li
Rong
/kuət̚/ /liək̚/
Wang
Li
/kuət̚/ /lĭək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuət̚/ /li̯ək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gu

NounEdit

骨力

  1. (calligraphy) vigour of strokes
  2. vigour of a piece of literary work
  3. unyielding character
  4. physical strength

Etymology 2Edit

phonetic
trad. (骨力)
simp. #(骨力)
variant forms 骨立

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From Manchu guli (團結)?”)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

骨力

  1. (dialectal Mandarin) vigorous; sturdy
  2. (dialectal Mandarin) hard and level

Etymology 3Edit

bone power; force; strength
trad. (骨力)
simp. #(骨力)
variant forms 搰力
勤力

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

骨力

  1. (Min Nan, Puxian Min) hardworking
SynonymsEdit