Kana: コウ、かた.い
Romaji: kou, kata.i


stiff, hard

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  12
Radical Number:  112
Frequency:  1101
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-5-7
Korean Reading:  gyeong
Chinese Reading:  ying4
Unicode:  786c
JIS:  3945


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Nelson Index: 3193
New Nelson Index: 4008
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 5a7.1
Four Corner Index: 1164.6
Guide to Remembering Index: 1260
Gakken Index: 1149
Japanese Names Index: 1635
Daikanwanjiten Index: 24230
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 6.0366
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Kanji Flashcards Index: 766
Kodansha Compact Index: 1403
Kanji in Context Index: 1309
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 802
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1095
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 702
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 750
Essential Kanji Index: 1598
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1518
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3366
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1571


硬い (かたい)
hard; solid; tough; stiff; tight; wooden; unpolished (e.g. writing); strong; firm (not viscous or easily moved); safe; steady; honest; steadfast; obstinate; stubborn; bookish; formal; stuffy
強硬 (きょうこう)
firm; vigorous; unbending; unyielding; strong; stubborn
硬度 (こうど)
hardness; solidity
硬派 (こうは)
tough elements; hard-liners; stalwarts; diehards; hawks; considering association with women and interest in fashion as weakness and focusing on strength and manliness; young tough; young rowdy; hard (news); hard news reporter; strait-laced (person); straight-laced; overly serious regarding relations between men and women; bullish traders
硬式 (こうしき)
hard (esp. of hardball, tennis, etc.)
硬貨 (こうか)
coin; hard currency
硬化 (こうか)
hardening; vulcanization; vulcanisation; sclerosis; curing
硬直 (こうちょく)
stiffening; rigidity; rigor; stiffness; ossification; petrification
硬質 (こうしつ)
hardness; stiffness
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