Hanzi Character Search: 堅

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hard, strong, firm; resolute
Strokes (without radical) 8 Total Strokes 11
Mandarin reading jīan Cantonese reading gin1
Japanese on reading ken Japanese kun reading katai kataku
Korean reading kyen Vietnamese reading kiên
Simplified Variant(s)

CEDICT Entries:

   [ jīan ]   strong, solid, firm, unyielding, resolute
   [ jīan chí ]   to continue upholding, to remain committed to, persistence, to persist, to uphold, to insist on, persevere
   [ jīan dìng ]   firm, steady, staunch
   [ jīan dìng ]   unswerving, unflinching
   [ jīan ]   firm, firmly, hard, stable
   [ jīan xìng ]   firmness
   [ jīan gǔo ]   nut
   [ jīan júe ]   firm, resolute, determined
   [ jīan júe fǒu rèn ]   to firmly deny
   [ jīan qíang ]   staunch, strong
   [ jīan rěn ]   fortitude
   [ jīan rèn ]   (adj) tough and pliable; ductile
   [ jīan shí ]   (adj) firm and substantial; solid
   [ jīan xìn ]   (v) firmly believe without any doubt
   [ jīan yìng ]   hard, solid
   [ jīan zhēn ]   (saying) faithful and unchanging; steadfast
⇒    [ měi jīan zhòng gúo ]   United States of America