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strict; hard; solid; tough; tight; reliable

かた.いkatai · -がた.い-gatai
Popularity rank: 1049 Pinyin: jiān Korean: gyeon Hán-Việt: kiên
Stroke counts: 12 Grade level: 8 JLPT level: 1 Skip code: 2-8-3

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堅魚[katsuo] skipjack tuna
堅い[katai] hard
堅果[kenka] nut
堅苦しい[katakurushii] formal
堅固[kengo] solid
堅持[kenji] holding on to
堅城[kenjou] strong fortress
堅陣[kenjin] stronghold
堅調[kenchou] bullish
堅忍[kennin] perseverance

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