効 (merit) kanji
Merit
This kanji has 8 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 5.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:merit, efficacy, efficiency, benefit
On reading:コウ
Kun reading:き-く、ききめ、なら-う
ki-ku, kikime, nara-u

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効果がある
こうかがある
have an effect, be effective, be efficacious ☆⇔効果がない / have no effect, be ineffective, be ineffectual, be inefficacious
無効にする
むこうにする
void, annul ☆無効⇔有効(ゆうこう) / valid, effective
頭痛薬が効いた
ずつうやくがきいた
The headache cure was efficacious.
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