12 strokes

strict, hard, solid, tough, tight, reliable



Common words

  • 中堅ちゅうけん
    nucleus, backbone, mainstay, key figure, medium-level, mid-level, middle-ranking, midsize, main body (of troops), crack troops, select troops, center field, centre field, center fielder, centre fielder, athlete competing in the middle-number match in a team competition, i.e. second in 3-on-3, third in 5-on-5 (kendo, judo, etc.)
  • 堅持けんじ
    holding on to, sticking to
  • 堅実けんじつ
    steady, sound, stable, safe (e.g. business), reliable, trustworthy, solid
  • 手堅いてがたい
    sound, sure, safe, secure, trustworthy, reliable, solid, steady, firm
  • 堅固けんご
    solid, strong, firm
  • 堅苦しいかたくるしい
    formal, strict, ceremonious, stiff