力 reading vs 力いっぱい

When you first learn the reading for 力, it’s りき or りょく. But then when learning 力いっぱい, they say it’s the same reading as before, but it’s not, it’s the kunyomi ちから. Why is this?

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The explanation note for 力いっぱい says:

“力 uses the same reading as you learned with the vocabulary.”

Alongside the kanji, the vocabulary word 力 with the reading ちから is also taught at level 1. The individual kanji lessons have a pink background, and the vocabulary words have a purple background on Wanikani.

Hope that helps.

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ooohh i had them out of order for some reason thank you :slight_smile:

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