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

12 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
meal, boiled rice
Kun:
めし
On:
ハン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
1046 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 飯店 【ハンテン】 Chinese restaurant
  • 飯切 【ハンギリ】 flat-bottomed wooden bowl for preparing sushi rice
  • 米飯 【ベイハン】 cooked rice
  • 赤飯 【セキハン】 red rice (beans and mochi) for auspicious occasions

Kun reading compounds

  • 飯 【めし】 cooked rice, meal, food, one's livelihood
  • 飯売女 【めしうりおんな】 maid at an inn who served clients and worked as a prostitute (Edo period)
  • 握り飯 【にぎりめし】 rice ball
  • 冷や飯 【ひやめし】 cold rice, hanger-on, dependent, disgraced former actor

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 いい、 いり、 え
Chinese:
fan4
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • comida
  • arroz cocido

Portuguese

  • refeição
  • arroz cozido

French

  • repas
  • riz bouilli
696 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
594 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
565 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1083 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5158 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
768 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
279 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1964 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
325 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
325 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
604 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1904 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2126 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1110 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1509 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1485 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44064P Morohashi
1691 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6679 New Nelson (John Haig)
1473 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1583 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
597 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2867 2001 Kanji
8b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
8174.7 Four corner code
40-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98ef Unicode hex code