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Words — 5 found

I-adjective
1. hard; solid; toughesp. 固い and 堅い for wood, 硬い for metal and stone
  • たまご
  • かた硬く
  • ゆでて
  • ください
  • Boil the eggs hard.
2. stiff; tight; wooden; unpolished (e.g. writing)
  • この
  • ふた
  • かた固くて
  • 取れない
  • This lid is too tight for me to open.
3. strong; firm (not viscous or easily moved)
  • その
  • きかい機械
  • ほねぐ骨組み
  • かた堅く
  • なければならない
  • The frame of the machine should be rigid.
4. safe; steady; honest; steadfast
5. obstinate; stubborn
6. bookish; formal; stuffyAntonym: 砕けた
  • かた固い
  • こと
  • 言う
  • You don't have to be so formal.
Other forms
固い 【かたい】堅い 【かたい】緊い 【かたい】
Notes
緊い: Irregular kanji usage.
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Kanji — 1 found

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12 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
strict, hard, solid, tough, tight, reliable
On: ケン
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Sentences — 22 found

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    • ぼく
    • かれ彼の
    • むじつ無実
    • かた堅く
    • しんじ信じている
    I have a firm belief in his innocence. Tatoeba
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