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強 means 'strong'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 179   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-5    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 10    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 205 words   Used in 343 words   Used in 167 names   Component in 4 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   キョウ   ゴウ
Kun
   つよ strong   つよまる to get stronger   つよめる to strengthen   いる to compel, to force
Kun   いて by force   したた determined   こわ
Name    すね
  
⿰   bow  ⿱   () private   insect  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 強 is used 28 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 強 is used 324 times, read 6 ways (with 3 variations).
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キョウ : 194 words FIND ALL
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1. study
2. diligence
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ゴウ : 50 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. robber; mugger
2. robbery; burglary
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つよ : 46 words FIND ALL
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1. strong; powerful; mighty; potent
2. resistant; resilient; durable  (... に強い)
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つよ (read as づよ) : 14 words FIND ALL
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1. powerful; strong; forceful; vigorous
2. reassuring; encouraging
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こわ : 9 words FIND ALL
1. tough; stiff; hard
2. inflexible; obstinate; stubborn
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いる : 5 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, transitive verb
to force; to compel; to coerce
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こわ (read as ごわ) : 3 words FIND ALL
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'ku' godan verb, intransitive verb
to be stiff; to be starchy  (see also: ごわごわ; often written with kana only)
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したた : 2 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. strong-willed person; old hand; shrewd rascal; wily fox; desperate character; formidable woman
2. strong man; brave man
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いる (read as じ) : 1 word FIND ALL
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compulsion; insistence; pressure; extortion
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Henshall: 111 (originally: 100)  Joy o' Kanji : 100  Key to Kanji: 211 

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キョウ   ゴウ   つよ strong   つよまる to get stronger   つよめる to strengthen   しいる to compel, to force   
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ム   private
チュウ   むし insect   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
dot   
チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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stick   
キュウ   ゆみ a bow   
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