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[かた()·]
katai
i adjective

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English Meaning(s) for 硬い

i adjective
  1. hard; solid; tough
  2. stiff; tight; wooden; unpolished (e.g. writing)
  3. strong; firm (not viscous or easily moved)
  4. safe; steady; honest; steadfast
  5. obstinate; stubborn
  6. bookish; formal; stuffy

Definition and Synonyms for 硬い

Unattackable immune to attack
Synonyms: 堅固, 堅牢, 安全, 安泰, 強い, 強い, 強いる, 強固, 硬い, 頑丈, 頑強
Fast unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
Synonyms: ちゅうじつ, 不抜, 揺るぎ無い, 硬い
Rigid incapable of or resistant to bending
Synonyms: 強固, 硬い, 硬質
Stiff rigidly formal
Synonyms: 堅苦しい, 定格, 硬い, 窮屈, 鹿爪らしい
Formal (of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms
Synonyms: 堅苦しい, 硬い
Hard resisting weight or pressure
Synonyms: きつい, ごつい, ハード, こちこち, , , 硬い, 硬質, 難し
Firm not soft or yielding to pressure
Synonyms: 丈夫, 丈夫, 堅牢, 硬い, 頑丈
Hard produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum
Synonyms: 強い, 強い, 強いる, 硬い
Stiff not moving or operating freely
Synonyms: 硬い
Set fixed and unmoving
Synonyms: こわばる, 硬い
Perverse resistant to guidance or discipline
Synonyms: かたくな, 一刻, 一徹, 利かぬ気, 固陋, 強情, 意固地, 意地っ張り, 意地張る, 片意地, 狷介, 硬い, 頑固, 頑固一徹
Fast resistant to destruction or fading
Synonyms: 硬い
Steadfast marked by firm determination or resolution
Synonyms: 強い, 強い, 強いる, 強固, 揺るぎ無い, 硬い
Tough physically toughened
Synonyms: タフ, ごつい, ハード, 強い, 強い, 強いる, 強壮, 強硬, 強豪, 強靭, 手ごわい, 手強い, 硬い, 頑丈, 頑強
Reliable worthy of being depended on
Synonyms: , 堅実, 堅気, 実らしい, 実体, 実直, 廉潔, 廉直, 律義, 手堅い, 正しい, 正直, 清廉, 清潔, 潔癖, 物堅い, , , , , , , 真正直, 真率, 真っ直ぐ, 真直ぐ, 真面目, 真面目, 着実, 硬い, 確か, 篤実, 良心的, 誠実, 謹直, 頼もしい
Safe (of an undertaking) secure from risk
Synonyms: 事無し, 危なげない, 堅実, 大丈夫, 安全, 安心, 安心, 無難, 硬い, 確か
Secure free from danger or risk
Synonyms: セキュア, 大丈夫, 安全, 安心, 安心, 安泰, 手堅い, 硬い, 確か
Sure physically secure or dependable
Synonyms: 定か, 硬い, 確か, 確実
Tight securely or solidly fixed in place
Synonyms: 硬い
Firm not subject to revision or change
Synonyms: 手ごわい, 手堅い, 手強い, 揺るぎ無い, 硬い, 確か
Secure financially sound
Synonyms: セキュア, 堅実, 安全, 手堅い, 硬い, 確か
Stubborn tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
Synonyms: かたくな, かちかち, こちこち, ごりごり, 一徹, 偏屈, 利かぬ気, 因業, 固陋, 強情, 意固地, 意地っ張り, 意地張る, 片意地, 狷介, 硬い, 頑冥, 頑固, 頑固一徹, 頑強, 頑迷固陋
Steadfast not shakable
Synonyms: 強い, 強い, 強いる, 強固, 揺るぎ無い, 硬い
Tight rigid
Synonyms: 硬い
Unattackable incapable of being tampered with
Synonyms: 堅固, 堅牢, 安全, 安泰, 強い, 強い, 強いる, 強固, 硬い, 頑丈, 頑強

Meanings for each kanji in 硬い

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Stroke Order Diagrams for 硬い

Conjugations for 硬い

Present Indicative Form
[かた()·]
katai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[かた()···]
katakunai
Past Indicative Form
[かた()···]
katakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[かた()·····]
katakunakatta
te-form
[かた()··]
katakute
Adverbial Form
[かた()·]
kataku
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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katakattara

Sample Sentences for 硬い

A pick is a long handled tool used for breaking up hard ground surfaces.
He made a firm resolution never to repeat it.
Nickel is a hard, silver-white metal.
I prefer hardwood floors to carpet.
He got a hard box after a week.

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