Words — 1 found

Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to harden; to freeze; to strengthen; to solidify; to make (a fist); to tramp down (snow, dirt)See also 土を固める つちをかためる
2. to put together; to collect; to gather; to consolidate
3. to make secure; to stabilize; to settle down; to strengthen (belief, resolution, etc.); to establish (evidence)See also 身を固める みをかためる
4. to fortify; to reinforce; to supportSee also 国境を固める こっきょうをかためる, See also 嘘で固める うそでかためる
5. to wear for a specific purpose (armor, coat, etc.)in the form に身をかためる
6. to swear; to resolutely vow; to sincerely promise
7. to tie tightly; to fasten
8. to hold a bow fully drawn
Other forms
堅める 【かためる】
堅める: Irregular kanji usage.
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Kanji — 1 found

8 strokes. JLPT N2. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4.
harden, set, clot, curdle
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Sentences — 22 found

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    • せいふ政府
    • いま
    • こっかい国会
    • かいせいあん改正案
    • ていしゅつ提出
    • みおく見送り
    • ほうしん方針
    • かた固めた
    • こと
    • かんげい歓迎
    • する
    • いっぽう一方
    • 、小泉
    • しゅしょう首相
    • 提出断念
    • めいげん明言
    • していない
    • てん
    • けいかい警戒
    • する
    • こえ
    • 上がった
    While welcoming the firming up of the present government policy to abandon the proposal of the reform bill to the Diet, at the same time some are worried that Prime Minister Koizumi won't clearly state the bill's withdrawal. Tatoeba
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