Meaning of 堅い in Japanese
Definition of 堅い
- (adj-i) hard; solid; tough
stiff; tight; wooden; unpolished (e.g. writing)
This lid is too tight for me to open.
- strong; firm (not viscous or easily moved)
- safe; steady; honest; steadfast
- obstinate; stubborn
bookish; formal; stuffy
You don't have to be so formal.