こうkou

noun:

  • hardness

Kanji definition:

コウKOUかたkata.i

stiff; hard

Strokes:
12
Radical:
石 stone
SKIP:
1-5-7
UTF:
786c
JIS208:
25-37
Hangul:
경 [gyeong]
Pinyin:
yìng
Stroke order:
Example words:
強硬きょうこうkyoukou
firm; strong; unbending; unyielding; uncompromising; stubborn; tough; hard-line
硬派こうはkouha
hard-liners; diehards; hawks; / (young) man with traditionally masculine interests; tough boy; man's man; / hard news; reporter who covers political and economic affairs; / strait-laced type (with respect to relationships); / bullish traders
硬いかたいkatai
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
硬化こうかkouka
hardening; vulcanization; vulcanisation; sclerosis; curing; / hardening (of attitude, stance, etc.); stiffening; toughening; / upturn (in the market); firming up
硬貨こうかkouka
coin; / hard currency

Partial results:

かたいkataiirr. Inflection

adjective:

  • hard; solid; tough - esp. 固い and 堅い for wood, 硬い for metal and stone
  • stiff; tight; wooden; unpolished (e.g. writing)
  • strong; firm (not viscous or easily moved)
  • safe; steady; honest; steadfast
  • obstinate; stubborn
  • bookish; formal; stuffy Antonym: 砕けた

このkononikuha固いkataiですdesune The meat is tough.

固いkataiことkoto言うiunayo You don't have to be so formal.

堅いkatai書き物kakimonoha大嫌いdaikiraida I utterly despise formal writing!

こうかkouka

noun:

これらのkorerano硬貨koukahaほとんどhotondo価値kachigaないnai These coins are of little value.

こうはkouha Inflection

noun:

  • hard-liners; diehards; hawks

noun / adjectival noun:

  • (young) man with traditionally masculine interests; tough boy; man's man

noun:

  • hard news; reporter who covers political and economic affairs

noun / adjectival noun:

  • strait-laced type (with respect to relationships)

noun:

  • bullish traders
こうかkouka Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • hardening; vulcanization; vulcanisation; sclerosis; curing Antonym: 軟化
  • hardening (of attitude, stance, etc.); stiffening; toughening Antonym: 軟化
  • upturn (in the market); firming up Antonym: 軟化
かたさkatasa

noun:

  • firmness; hardness; stiffness; honesty
こうちょくkouchoku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • stiffening; rigidity; rigor; stiffness; ossification; petrification

kabenoまわりmawarinoバレリーナBARERIINAtachiha筋肉kinnikuga硬直kouchokuしないshinaiようにyouniashitoashisakiwo伸ばしていますnobashiteimasu The ballerinas around the walls are stretching their legs and feet so their muscles will not become stiff.

こうしきkoushiki

noun / ~の noun:

  • hard (esp. of hardball, tennis, etc.) 軟式
こうしつkoushitsu

noun / ~の noun:

  • hardness; stiffness
こうどkoudo

noun:

  • hardness; solidity

ダイヤモンドDAIYAMONDOno硬度koudoha10であるdearu The hardness of diamond is 10.

こうなんkounan

noun:

  • hardness and softness; hard line and moderate line
こうひつkouhitsu

noun:

  • pen or pencil
こうこつkoukotsu Inflection

noun:

~の noun / adjectival noun / noun:

  • firm; uncompromising
こうしきやきゅうkoushikiyakyuu

noun:

  • regulation baseball (as opposed to the variety played with a rubber ball) 軟式野球
こうこつかんkoukotsukan

noun:

  • man of principle
かたメンkataMEN

noun:

  • dried ramen
こうこつぎょこうkoukotsugyokou

noun:

  • Osteichthyes; class comprising the bony fishes (and sometimes their descendants, i.e. tetrapods)
こうまくkoumaku

noun / ~の noun:

  • dura; dura mater
こうしつとうきkoushitsutouki

noun:

  • ironstone china
こうこつぎょkoukotsugyo

noun:

  • bony fish; osteichthyan
こうきゅうkoukyuu

noun:

  • hard ball; regulation ball Antonym: 軟球
こうはちゅうkouhachuu

noun:

  • Internet tough guy - slang - derogatory term
調こうちょうkouchou Inflection

~の noun / adjectival noun / noun:

  • high-contrast (photography); hard tone Antonym: 軟調
  • bullish (market); firm 堅調
こうぎょくkougyoku

noun:

  • jadeite
こうこつるいkoukotsurui

noun:

  • bony fishes; Osteichthyes
こうこうがいおんkoukougaion

noun:

  • palatal - Linguistics term

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