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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
したた
Grade: 2
Irregular

Alternative formsEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

強か (-na inflection, hiragana したたか, rōmaji shitataka)

  1. resilient, tough

AdverbEdit

強か (hiragana したたか, rōmaji shitataka)

  1. in very large numbers or amounts
  2. severely

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
つよ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

AdjectiveEdit

強か (hiragana つよか, rōmaji tsuyoka)

  1. (Kagoshima, Kumamoto) Synonym of 強い (tsuyoi, strong; powerful)
    • 1984 February 15, Murakami, Motoka, “しゅなみだなみだまき [Shura’s Tears, Musashi’s Tears]”, in けん [Musashi’s Sword], volume 13 (fiction), Tokyo: Shogakukan, →ISBN, pages 51–52:
      どう、みちょったどが…いまあい
      かんぱいばい!あのふたほんとうつよばい‼オレはくまもとかえって、しゅぎゅうのやりなおしたい…
      けっ‼が‼
      だか!ぬし……
      おっと‼オイはちごど‼けたとはおもわんど‼オイは、ぜったいにあんしたっよりもつよ
      Udō, michotta do ga… iman shiai…
      Kanpai bai! Ano futari wa hontō ni tsuyoka bai‼ Ore wa Kumamoto ba kaette, shugyō no yarinaoshitai…
      Ke'‼ Yassenbo ga‼
      Hidaka! Nushi……
      Otto‼ Oi wa chigo do‼ Maketa to wa omowan do‼ Oi wa, zettai ni anshi-ta' yori mo tsuyoka
      Udō, you were watchin’ de whole match… How’d it go…?
      I can’t top ‘em! Dose two are really strong‼ I’m gonna needa train loads harder once I’m back in Kumamoto…
      Geeze‼ Chicken much⁉
      Hidaka! You sunova……
      Easy, man‼ Ah underestimated y’all‼ Ah’ll remember dis loss‼ Ah will become stronger dan all of ya‼
    • 1984 February 15, Murakami, Motoka, “しゅなみだなみだまき [Shura’s Tears, Musashi’s Tears]”, in けん [Musashi’s Sword], volume 13 (fiction), Tokyo: Shogakukan, →ISBN, page 60:
      なつ‼オイとしょうせェ‼ゆうしょうしたおはんが、ほんのこてほんとにオイよりつよかハッキィさせてみたかとよ‼
      Natsuki Musashi‼ Oi to shōbu sē‼ Yūshō shita o-han ga, honnokote oi yori tsuyoka ka hakkyi sasete mitaka to yo‼
      Natsuki Musashi‼ Let’s duel‼ You’ve won the championship, so show me if ya really are stronger than me‼