Taxonomy of meanings for 堅:

  • 堅 jiān (OC: kiin MC: ken) 古賢切 平 廣韻:【固也長也強也又姓漢二十八將有揚化將軍潁川堅鐔古賢切十七 】
    • HARD
      • nabstativesolidity; firmness
      • vadNsolid, hard
      • vadVfigurativesteadily; persistently, in an insisting manner; firmly
      • viof physical objects: be physically rigid and inflexible, hard, solid, impenetrable
      • vifigurativeof persons: maintain in a firm state, keep unswerving determination; be unswerving
      • vtoNcausative(cause to be firm >) make strong; firm up; strengthen; make firm
      • vtoNcausativestrengthen oneself, strengthen one's own position
      • vtoNfigurativebe firm with respect to
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