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Kanji Details for 強

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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
弓 + 8 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. strong
Kun'yomi: つよ.い、つよ.まる、つよ.める、し.いる。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ゴウ。(Go-on Reading)
キョウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entry for 強

noun, used as a suffix
  1. a little over; a little more than
  2. powerhouse; one of the biggest; one of the most powerful

Stroke Order Diagrams for 強

Construction of Character for 強

Radicals and parts present in 強
Radical bow, bow (archery, violin) Kanji Details »
Part I, myself, katakana mu radical (no. 28) Kanji Details »
Part insect, bug, temper Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 強
  1. '''会意説''':「」+「」で、ある種類の虫の名が、「」(強い弓)を音が共通であるため音を仮借した(説文解字 他)、または、「弘」は弓のをはずした様で、ひいては弓の弦を意味し、虫からとった強い弦を意味する(白川)。'''会意形声説''':。「弘」は「彊」(キョウ)の略体で、「虫」をつけ甲虫の硬い頭部等を意味した(藤堂)。同系字:

Kanji related to 強

  • 湿

Meanings in Other Languages for 強

  1. fort
  1. Forte, poderoso, forçar
  1. fuerte, coacción, poderoso, obligar, forzar, coaccionar

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