Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
sturdy, strength
On:
ゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1576 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 剛 【ゴウ】 strong, hard, manly
  • 強情 【ゴウジョウ】 obstinate, stubborn, headstrong
  • 強豪 【キョウゴウ】 overwhelming strength, extremely strong person, powerhouse, very strong player, very strong team
  • 金剛 【コンゴウ】 vajra (indestructible substance), diamond, adamantine, thunderbolt, Indra's weapon, Buddhist symbol of the indestructible truth

Readings

Japanese names:
かた、 こう、 ご、 たか、 たけ、 たけし、 つよ、 つよし、 ひさ、 まさ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • robusto
  • inflexible
  • rígido

Portuguese

  • robusto
  • vigor

French

  • fermeté
  • vigoureux
  • force
1270 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1854 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1434 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1094 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1429 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1610 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1717 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1613 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
199 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1097 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1495 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1983 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2042 Morohashi
1673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
497 New Nelson (John Haig)
1964 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1311 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3643 2001 Kanji
2f8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
7220.0 Four corner code
1-25-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
525b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
healthy, health, strength, persistence
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
572 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 健康食品 【ケンコウショクヒン】 health foods
  • 健康 【ケンコウ】 health, healthy, sound, fit, wholesome
  • 豪健 【ゴウケン】 strong and full of vigour
  • 質実剛健 【シツジツゴウケン】 unaffected and sincere, with fortitude and vigor (vigour)

Kun reading compounds

  • 健やか 【すこやか】 vigorous, healthy, sound

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 たけ、 たけし、 たて、 とし、 やす、 やすし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
geon, gyeon

Spanish

  • salud
  • saludable
  • vigor
  • fuerza
  • sano

Portuguese

  • saudável
  • saúde
  • vigor
  • persistência

French

  • santé
  • sain
  • bien portant
  • force
  • persistance
599 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
499 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
474 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
568 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
512 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
364 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
329 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1282 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
893 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
914 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1053 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
118 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
152 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
102 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
117 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
983 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
875 Morohashi
134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
278 New Nelson (John Haig)
974 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1048 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
564 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2167 2001 Kanji
2a8.34 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
1-2-8 SKIP code
2524.0 Four corner code
1-23-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5065 Unicode hex code