Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
112 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 強 【キョウ】 a little over, a little more than, powerhouse, one of the biggest, one of the most powerful
  • 強化 【キョウカ】 strengthening, intensifying, reinforcement, enhancement, solidification
  • 列強 【レッキョウ】 major powers of the world, great powers
  • 屈強 【クッキョウ】 robust, brawny, muscular, strong, sturdy
  • 強盗 【ゴウトウ】 robber, mugger, robbery, burglary
  • 強引 【ゴウイン】 overbearing, coercive, pushy, forcible, high-handed

Kun reading compounds

  • 強い 【つよい】 strong, potent, competent, domineering, tough, strong, brawny, powerful, healthy, rugged, good (at), skilled, knowledgeable, being able to handle, know how to deal (with), durable (against), resistant (to), resilient, firm, rigid, solid, intense, strong, fierce, high, dependable, trustworthy
  • 強い心 【つよいこころ】 stout heart, strong mind
  • 強まる 【つよまる】 to get strong, to gain strength
  • 強める 【つよめる】 to strengthen, to emphasize, to emphasise
  • 強いる 【しいる】 to force, to compel, to coerce, to press, to impose
  • 強い 【こわい】 tough, stiff, hard, inflexible, obstinate, stubborn
  • 強飯 【こわめし】 glutinous rice with red beans (eaten on celebratory occasions), mochi rice with red beans

Readings

Japanese names:
すね
Chinese:
qiang2, jiang4, qiang3
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • coacción
  • poderoso
  • obligar
  • forzar
  • coaccionar

Portuguese

  • Forte
  • poderoso
  • forçar

French

  • fort
192 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
111 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
100 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
112 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
332 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
170 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1878 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
217 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
217 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
611 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
574 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
432 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1243 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9815 Morohashi
475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1695 New Nelson (John Haig)
1235 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1321 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
133 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
201 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3571 2001 Kanji
3h8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1323.6 Four corner code
22-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f37 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
solicit, invite, ask
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
524 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 請求 【セイキュウ】 claim, demand, charge, application, request, billing (for a service)
  • 請願 【セイガン】 petition
  • 招請 【ショウセイ】 invitation
  • 懇請 【コンセイ】 appeal, entreaty, request
  • 普請 【フシン】 building, construction, group effort by Buddhist practitioners, group activities by a community (e.g. cleaning, etc.)
  • 安普請 【ヤスブシン】 cheap structure (e.g. of houses)
  • 招待 【ショウタイ】 invitation
  • 招じ入れる 【ショウジイレル】 to invite in, to usher in
  • 招請 【ショウセイ】 invitation
  • 拝請 【ハイショウ】 humbly inviting

Kun reading compounds

  • 請う 【こう】 to beg, to ask, to request, to invite
  • 乞うご期待 【こうごきたい】 don't miss it, stay tuned, coming soon, look forward to it
  • 受ける 【うける】 to receive, to get, to catch (e.g. a ball), to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.), to sustain (damage), to incur (a loss), to suffer (an injury), to feel (influence), to undergo (e.g. surgery), to take (a test), to accept (a challenge), to be given (e.g. life, talent), to find funny, to find humorous, to be amused (by), to follow, to succeed, to be descended from, to face (south, etc.), to be modified by, to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee, to be well-received, to become popular, to go down well

Readings

Japanese names:
うけ
Chinese:
qing3
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • solicitar
  • pedir
  • rogar
  • tomar el control
  • recibir

Portuguese

  • solicitar
  • convidar
  • perguntar

French

  • solliciter
  • inviter
  • demander
1479 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
657 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4390 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1190 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1759 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2323 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
661 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
672 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
878 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1695 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1983 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1060 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1426 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1550 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35640P Morohashi
1576 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5645 New Nelson (John Haig)
1536 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1656 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1799 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3046 2001 Kanji
7a8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0562.7 Four corner code
32-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8acb Unicode hex code