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How to say Power In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
力ちからチカラ
Pronunciation: chikara
How to Say It Outloud: cheekah-rah
Usage: General term for power, strength, or force.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は大きな力を持っています。
Example Sentence English:He has great power.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
能力のうりょくノウリョク
Pronunciation: nōryoku
How to Say It Outloud: noh-ryoh-koo
Usage: Refers to ability or capability.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼女は語学の能力が高いです。
Example Sentence English:She has a high ability in languages.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
権力けんりょくケンリョク
Pronunciation: kenryoku
How to Say It Outloud: ken-ryoh-koo
Usage: Refers to political power or authority.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は権力を持っている政治家です。
Example Sentence English:He is a politician with power.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
電力でんりょくデンリョク
Pronunciation: denryoku
How to Say It Outloud: den-ryoh-koo
Usage: Refers to electric power.
Example Sentence Japanese:この地域の電力は安定しています。
Example Sentence English:The electric power in this area is stable.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
威力いりょくイリョク
Pronunciation: iryoku
How to Say It Outloud: i-ryoh-koo
Usage: Refers to power in the sense of impact or effectiveness.
Example Sentence Japanese:その武器の威力はすさまじいです。
Example Sentence English:The power of that weapon is tremendous.

Dictionary

動力どうりょくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • power; motive power
Noun
  • three-phase electricity
Wikipedia definition
  • Power transmission
権限けんげんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • power; authority; jurisdiction
Wikipedia definition
  • Ultra vires
権力けんりょくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • (political) power; authority; influence
Wikipedia definition
  • Power (philosophy)
権威けんいCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • authority; power; influence; prestige
Noun
  • (an) authority (on); expert
Wikipedia definition
  • Authority
勢力せいりょくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • influence; power; might; strength; potency; force; energy
威勢いせいCommon word
Noun
  • power; might; authority; influence
Noun
  • spirits; vigor; vigour; energy; boldness
威力いりょくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • power; might; authority; influence
猛威もういCommon word
Noun
  • fury; power; menace
パワーパワーCommon word
Noun
  • power
勢いいきおいCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • force; vigor; vigour; energy; spirit; life
Noun
  • influence; authority; power; might
Noun
  • impetus; momentum; course (of events)
Adverb (fukushi)
  • naturally; necessarily
羽振りはぶり
Noun
  • influence; power
Noun
  • flapping of wings
権けんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun
  • right (to do something)
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • authority; power
職権しょっけんCommon word
Noun
  • one's (official) authority; ex-officio authority; power
停電ていでんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • power outage; electricity outage; blackout; failure of electricity supply
Wikipedia definition
  • Power outage
エネルギーエネルギーCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • energy
Noun
  • energy; strength; power; stamina; get-up-and-go
Noun
  • energy source; energy resource
Noun
  • food energy; calories
Wikipedia definition
  • Energy
権勢けんせい
Noun
  • power; influence
威光いこう
Noun
  • power; authority; influence
電力でんりょくCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • electric power
Wikipedia definition
  • Electric power
発電所はつでんしょCommon word
Noun
  • power plant; power station
Wikipedia definition
  • Power station
電柱でんちゅうCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • utility pole; power pole; telephone pole; telegraph pole
Wikipedia definition
  • Utility pole

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