強い

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term
つよ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Adjective[edit]

強い (-i inflection, hiragana つよい, rōmaji tsuyoi)

  1. strong, durable, powerful
    • 2006 April 15, Anzai, Nobuyuki, “ウォーゲームさいしゅうけっせん アランVSバーサス.ハロウィン② [War Game Final Battle: Alan vs. Halloween ②]”, in メル [MÄR], volume 13 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-120125-3, page 153:
       (よわ) (やつ) (つよ) (やつ) () (せい)になるのは (ひつ) (ぜん)なんだ
      Yowai yatsu ga tsuyoi yatsu no gisei ni naru no wa hitsuzen nan da
      It's inevitable that the weak become sacrifices for the strong

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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
こわ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Adjective[edit]

強い (-i inflection, hiragana こわい, rōmaji kowai)

  1. tough, stiff
  2. stubborn
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