固い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4

Adjective[edit]

固い (-i inflection, hiragana かたい, romaji katai)

  1. hard
     (かた)物質 (ぶっしつ)
    katai busshitsu
    a hard substance
  2. tight
     (かた) (むす) ()
    katai musubime
    a tight knot
  3. strong; firm
     (かた)信念 (しんねん)
    katai shinnen
    a firm belief
  4. strict
     (かた)規則 (きそく)
    katai kisoku
    a strict rule
  5. inflexible
    あの (ひと) (かた)すぎる
    ano hito wa katasugiru
    He is too straitlaced.

Inflection[edit]