Meaning of 坚

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(Trad.: 堅)
Pinyin: jiān
English Definition: strong; solid; firm; unyielding; resolute
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Character Formation:
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    • Left to right
      • [ yòu ] and, also, again, in addition
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
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Example Words
坚持 jiān chí to persevere with; to persist in; to insist on
坚决 jiān jué firm; resolute; determined
坚定 jiān dìng firm; steady; staunch; resolute
坚强 jiān qiáng staunch; strong
坚实 jiān shí firm and substantial; solid
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Example Sentences
Along with the usual card or flowers, consider giving your sweetheart the gift of efforts to make your relationship stronger.
"Gold has rallied in most major currencies despite a firm US dollar, a sign of strong buying interest in the metal," UBS said in a note this week.
Meanwhile, most analysts expect demand for raw materials to remain firm despite the gloomy economic news.
I will set him over my house and my kingdom forever; his throne will be established forever.
U.S. stocks snapped a four-day rally ahead of the employment report, while Treasury debt prices rose and the dollar firmed.