Meaning of 强

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(Trad.: 強)
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
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  • Pinyin: qiáng

    English Definition: strong; powerful; better; slightly more than; vigorous; violent; best in their category, e.g. see 百强
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    Example Words:
    强调 [ qiáng diào ]: to emphasize (a statement); to stress
    强烈 [ qiáng liè ]: intense; (violently) strong
    坚强 [ jiān qiáng ]: staunch; strong
    强制 [ qiáng zhì ]: to enforce; enforcement; forcibly; compulsory
    顽强 [ wán qiáng ]: tenacious; hard to defeat
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  • Pinyin: jiàng

    English Definition: stubborn; unyielding
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    倔强 [ jué jiàng ]: stubborn; obstinate; unbending
    强嘴 [ jiàng zuǐ ]: to talk back; to reply defiantly
    足高气强 [ gāo jiàng ]: high and mighty (idiom); arrogant
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  • Pinyin: qiǎng

    English Definition: to force; to compel; to strive; to make an effort
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    强迫 [ qiǎng ]: to compel; to force
    勉强 [ miǎn qiǎng ]: to do with difficulty; to force sb to do sth; reluctant; barely enough
    勉勉强强 [ miǎn miǎn qiǎng qiǎng ]: to achieve with difficulty; only just up to the task; barely adequate
    强人所难 [ qiǎng rén suǒ nán ]: to force someone to do something
    强征 [ qiǎng zhēng ]: to press into service; to impress; to commandeer
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