stubborn; unyielding

surname Qiang

strong; powerful; better; slightly more than; vigorous; violent; best in their category, e.g. see 百強|百强

to force; to compel; to strive; to make an effort

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百强 百強 bai3 qiang2
top 100 (e.g. top 100 towns)

笔胜于刀文比武强 筆勝於刀文比武強 bi3 sheng4 yu2 dao1 wen2 bi3 wu3 qiang2
the pen is mightier than the sword (idiom)

兵强马壮 兵強馬壯 bing1 qiang2 ma3 zhuang4
lit. strong soldiers and sturdy horses (idiom); fig. a well-trained and powerful army

博闻强记 博聞強記 bo2 wen2 qiang2 ji4
have wide learning and a retentive memory; have encyclopedic knowledge

博闻强识 博聞強識 bo2 wen2 qiang2 shi2
erudite; widely read and knowledgeable

不畏强暴 不畏強暴 bu4 wei4 qiang2 bao4
not to submit to force (idiom); to defy threats and violence

不畏强权 不畏強權 bu4 wei4 qiang2 quan2
not to submit to force (idiom); to defy threats and violence

蔡国强 蔡國強 cai4 guo2 qiang2
Cai Guoqiang (1957-), contemporary Chinese artist working with firework displays and light shows

差强人意 差強人意 cha1 qiang2 ren2 yi4
(idiom) just passable; barely satisfactory

超级强国 超級強國 chao1 ji2 qiang2 guo2

逞强 逞強 cheng3 qiang2
to show off; to try to be brave

锄强扶弱 鋤強扶弱 chu2 qiang2 fu2 ruo4
to root out the strong and support the weak (idiom); to rob the rich and give to the poor

磁感应强度 磁感應強度 ci2 gan3 ying4 qiang2 du4
magnetic field density

措辞强硬 措辭強硬 cuo4 ci2 qiang2 ying4

大气压强 大氣壓強 da4 qi4 ya1 qiang2
atmospheric pressure

大型强子对撞机 大型強子對撞機 da4 xing2 qiang2 zi3 dui4 zhuang4 ji1
Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

断裂强度 斷裂強度 duan4 lie4 qiang2 du4
rupture strength; breaking strength

发奋图强 發奮圖強 fa1 fen4 tu2 qiang2
to make an effort to become strong (idiom); determined to do better; to pull one's socks up

发愤图强 發憤圖強 fa1 fen4 tu2 qiang2
to be strongly determined to succeed (idiom)

发光强度 發光強度 fa1 guang1 qiang2 du4
luminous intensity

放射性最强点 放射性最強點 fang4 she4 xing4 zui4 qiang2 dian3
radioactive hot spot

奋发图强 奮發圖強 fen4 fa1 tu2 qiang2
to work energetically for prosperity (of the country)

扶弱抑强 扶弱抑強 fu2 ruo4 yi4 qiang2
to support the weak and restrain the strong (idiom); robbing the rich to help the poor

辐射强度 輻射強度 fu2 she4 qiang2 du4
radiation intensity

富国强兵 富國強兵 fu4 guo2 qiang2 bing1
lit. rich country, strong army (idiom); slogan of legalist philosophers in pre-Han times; Make the country wealthy and the military powerful, slogan of modernizers in Qing China and Meiji Japan (Japanese pronunciation: Fukoku kyōhei)

富强 富強 fu4 qiang2
rich and powerful

刚强 剛強 gang1 qiang2
firm; unyielding

高强 高強 gao1 qiang2
excellent; outstanding

国富兵强 國富兵強 guo2 fu4 bing1 qiang2
prosperous country with military might

豪强 豪強 hao2 qiang2
despot; tyrant; bully

好强 好強 hao4 qiang2
eager to be first

胡志强 胡志強 hu2 zhi4 qiang2
Jason Hu (1948-), former Taiwan foreign minister

黄克强 黃克強 huang2 ke4 qiang2
pseudonym of Huang Xing 黃興|黄兴, one of the heroes of the 1911 Xinhai Revolution 辛亥革命

级强 級強 ji2 qiang2
named grade or higher; at least stated magnitude (of earthquake)

吉强镇 吉強鎮 ji2 qiang2 zhen4
Jiqiang town in Xiji county 西吉, Guyuan 固原, Ningxia

集体强奸 集體強姦 ji2 ti3 qiang2 jian1
gang rape

加强 加強 jia1 qiang2
to reinforce; to strengthen; to increase

加强管制 加強管制 jia1 qiang2 guan3 zhi4
to tighten control (over sth)

坚强 堅強 jian1 qiang2
staunch; strong

坚强不屈 堅強不屈 jian1 qiang2 bu4 qu1
staunch and unyielding (idiom); steadfast

强嘴 強嘴 jiang4 zui3
to talk back; to reply defiantly

精明强干 精明強幹 jing1 ming2 qiang2 gan4
intelligent and capable (idiom)

倔强 倔強 jue2 jiang4
stubborn; obstinate; unbending

康强 康強 kang1 qiang2
strong and healthy; fit

拉伸强度 拉伸強度 la1 shen1 qiang2 du4
tensile strength

李克强 李克強 li3 ke4 qiang2
Li Keqiang (1955-), PRC politician, prime minister from 2013

联合自强 聯合自強 lian2 he2 zi4 qiang2
to combine together for self-improvement; joint movement for self-strengthening

列强 列強 lie4 qiang2
the Great Powers (history)

勉勉强强 勉勉強強 mian3 mian3 qiang3 qiang3
to achieve with difficulty; only just up to the task; barely adequate

勉强 勉強 mian3 qiang3
to do with difficulty; to force sb to do sth; reluctant; barely enough

能弱能强 能弱能強 neng2 ruo4 neng2 qiang2
to be either weak or strong both have their purpose (idiom)

年富力强 年富力強 nian2 fu4 li4 qiang2
young and vigorous (idiom)

宁强 寧強 ning2 qiang2
Ningqiang County in Hanzhong 漢中|汉中, Shaanxi

宁强县 寧強縣 ning2 qiang2 xian4
Ningqiang County in Hanzhong 漢中|汉中, Shaanxi

女强人 女強人 nv3 qiang2 ren2
successful career woman; able woman

牵马到河易,强马饮水难 牽馬到河易,強馬飲水難 qian1 ma3 dao4 he2 yi4 - qiang3 ma3 yin3 shui3 nan2
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink. (idiom)

牵强 牽強 qian1 qiang3
far-fetched; implausible (chain of reasoning)

牵强附会 牽強附會 qian1 qiang3 fu4 hui4
to make an irrelevant comparison or interpretation (idiom)

钱三强 錢三強 qian2 san1 qiang2
Qian Sanqiang

强暴 強暴 qiang2 bao4
violent; to rape

强兵 強兵 qiang2 bing1
strong soldiers; make the military powerful (political slogan)

强打 強打 qiang2 da3
promotion (for a product); advertisement

强大 強大 qiang2 da4
large; formidable; powerful; strong

强档 強檔 qiang2 dang4
prime time

强盗 強盜 qiang2 dao4
to rob (with force); bandit; robber

强敌 強敵 qiang2 di2
powerful enemy

强调 強調 qiang2 diao4
to emphasize (a statement); to stress

强度 強度 qiang2 du4
strength; intensity

强队 強隊 qiang2 dui4
a powerful team (sports)

强风 強風 qiang2 feng1
strong breeze (meteorology)

强辐射区 強輻射區 qiang2 fu2 she4 qu1
radioactive hot spot

强干 強幹 qiang2 gan4
competent; capable

强攻 強攻 qiang2 gong1
dominant; controlling; strong; opposite: weak, yielding 弱受; to take by storm (military)

强国 強國 qiang2 guo2
powerful country; great power

强国 強國 qiang2 guo2
(ironically) mainland China (Taiwan & Hong Kong usage)

强悍 強悍 qiang2 han4

强横 強橫 qiang2 heng4
surly and unreasoning; bullying; tyrannical

强化 強化 qiang2 hua4
to strengthen; to intensify

强加 強加 qiang2 jia1
to impose; to force upon

强奸 強姦 qiang2 jian1
to rape

强奸犯 強姦犯 qiang2 jian1 fan4

强奸罪 強姦罪 qiang2 jian1 zui4

强碱 強鹼 qiang2 jian3
strong alkali

强健 強健 qiang2 jian4

强将手下无弱兵 強將手下無弱兵 qiang2 jiang4 shou3 xia4 wu2 ruo4 bing1
there are no poor soldiers under a good general (idiom)

强脚树莺 強腳樹鶯 qiang2 jiao3 shu4 ying1
(bird species of China) brown-flanked bush warbler (Horornis fortipes)

强劲 強勁 qiang2 jing4
strong; powerful; robust

强力 強力 qiang2 li4

强力胶 強力膠 qiang2 li4 jiao1

强梁 強梁 qiang2 liang2
ruffian; bully

强烈 強烈 qiang2 lie4
intense; (violently) strong

强烈反对 強烈反對 qiang2 lie4 fan3 dui4
to oppose strongly; violently opposed to

强令 強令 qiang2 ling4
to order by force; peremptory

强流 強流 qiang2 liu2
high current (e.g. electric)

强龙不压地头蛇 強龍不壓地頭蛇 qiang2 long2 bu4 ya1 di4 tou2 she2
lit. strong dragon cannot repress a snake (idiom); fig. a local gangster who is above the law

强弩之末 強弩之末 qiang2 nu3 zhi1 mo4
lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom); fig. spent force

强权 強權 qiang2 quan2
power; might

强忍 強忍 qiang2 ren3
to resist (with great difficulty)

强忍悲痛 強忍悲痛 qiang2 ren3 bei1 tong4
to try hard to suppress one's grief (idiom)

强韧 強韌 qiang2 ren4
resilient; tough and strong

强如 強如 qiang2 ru2
to be better than

强弱 強弱 qiang2 ruo4
strong or weak; intensity; amount of force or pressure

强身 強身 qiang2 shen1
to strengthen one's body; to keep fit; to build up one's health (through exercise, nutrition etc)

强生 強生 qiang2 sheng1
Johnson (surname); Johnson & Johnson (company)

强生公司 強生公司 qiang2 sheng1 gong1 si1
Johnson & Johnson

强盛 強盛 qiang2 sheng4
rich and powerful

强使 強使 qiang2 shi3
to force; to oblige

强势 強勢 qiang2 shi4
strong; powerful; (linguistics) emphatic; intensive

强似 強似 qiang2 si4
to be better than

强相互作用 強相互作用 qiang2 xiang1 hu4 zuo4 yong4
strong interaction (in particle physics); strong force

强项 強項 qiang2 xiang4
key strength; strong suit; specialty

强心剂 強心劑 qiang2 xin1 ji4
cardiac stimulant

强心针 強心針 qiang2 xin1 zhen1
heart-strengthening shot; fig. a shot in the arm

强行 強行 qiang2 xing2
to do sth by force

强音踏板 強音踏板 qiang2 yin1 ta4 ban3
loud pedal (on piano); sustaining pedal

强硬 強硬 qiang2 ying4
tough; unyielding; hard-line

强硬立场 強硬立場 qiang2 ying4 li4 chang3
tough position

强硬派 強硬派 qiang2 ying4 pai4
hardline faction; hawks

强硬态度 強硬態度 qiang2 ying4 tai4 du4
unyielding attitude

强有力 強有力 qiang2 you3 li4
strong; forceful

强占 強佔 qiang2 zhan4
to occupy by force

强震 強震 qiang2 zhen4
powerful earthquake; abbr. for 強烈地震|强烈地震

强直性脊柱炎 強直性脊柱炎 qiang2 zhi2 xing4 ji3 zhu4 yan2
ankylosing spondylitis; Bechterew’s disease

强制 強制 qiang2 zhi4
to enforce; enforcement; forcibly; compulsory

强中更有强中手 強中更有強中手 qiang2 zhong1 geng4 you3 qiang2 zhong1 shou3
see 強中自有強中手|强中自有强中手

强中自有强中手 強中自有強中手 qiang2 zhong1 zi4 you3 qiang2 zhong1 shou3
however strong you are, there is always someone stronger (idiom); there is always sth more to learn; never be satisfied to rest on your laurels; there is no room for complacency

强壮 強壯 qiang2 zhuang4
strong; sturdy; robust

强子 強子 qiang2 zi3
hadron (particle physics)

强作用 強作用 qiang2 zuo4 yong4
strong interaction (governing hadrons in nuclear physics)

强作用力 強作用力 qiang2 zuo4 yong4 li4
the strong force (in nuclear physics)

强逼 強逼 qiang3 bi1
to compel; to force

强辩 強辯 qiang3 bian4
to argue strenuously or with sophistry; to quibble

强辩到底 強辯到底 qiang3 bian4 dao4 di3
to argue endlessly; to try to have the last word

强词夺理 強詞奪理 qiang3 ci2 duo2 li3
to twist words and force logic (idiom); sophistry; loud rhetoric making up for fallacious argument; shoving false arguments down people's throats

强拉 強拉 qiang3 la1
to drag (sb) along (to a place); to yank

强买强卖 強買強賣 qiang3 mai3 qiang3 mai4
to force sb to buy or sell; to trade using coercion

强迫 強迫 qiang3 po4
to compel; to force

强迫观念 強迫觀念 qiang3 po4 guan1 nian4
compelling notion; obsession

强迫劳动 強迫勞動 qiang3 po4 lao2 dong4
forced labor (as punishment in criminal case)

强迫性 強迫性 qiang3 po4 xing4
compulsive; obsessive

强迫性储物症 強迫性儲物症 qiang3 po4 xing4 chu3 wu4 zheng4
compulsive hoarding

强迫性性行为 強迫性性行為 qiang3 po4 xing4 xing4 xing2 wei2
sexual obsession

强迫症 強迫症 qiang3 po4 zheng4
obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

强求 強求 qiang3 qiu2
to force sb to do sth; to importune; to demand insistently; insistence

强人所难 強人所難 qiang3 ren2 suo3 nan2
to force someone to do something

强颜欢笑 強顏歡笑 qiang3 yan2 huan1 xiao4
to pretend to look happy; to force oneself to smile

强征 強徵 qiang3 zheng1
to press into service; to impress; to commandeer

弱肉强食 弱肉強食 ruo4 rou4 qiang2 shi2
lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior; the law of the jungle

身强力壮 身強力壯 shen1 qiang2 li4 zhuang4
strong and vigorous; sturdy; robust

世界强国 世界強國 shi4 jie4 qiang2 guo2
world power

恃强凌弱 恃強凌弱 shi4 qiang2 ling2 ruo4
see 恃強欺弱|恃强欺弱

恃强欺弱 恃強欺弱 shi4 qiang2 qi1 ruo4
to use one's strength to mistreat people (idiom); to bully

四强 四強 si4 qiang2

特卫强 特衛強 te4 wei4 qiang2
Tyvek (brand)

外强中干 外強中乾 wai4 qiang2 zhong1 gan1
strong in appearance but weak in reality (idiom)

顽强 頑強 wan2 qiang2
tenacious; hard to defeat

违强凌弱 違強凌弱 wei2 qiang2 ling2 ruo4
to avoid the strong and attack the weak (idiom); to bully; also written 違強陵弱|违强陵弱

违强陵弱 違強陵弱 wei2 qiang2 ling2 ruo4
to avoid the strong and attack the weak (idiom); to bully

武强 武強 wu3 qiang2
Wuqiang county in Hengshui 衡水, Hebei

武强县 武強縣 wu3 qiang2 xian4
Wuqiang county in Hengshui 衡水, Hebei

武艺高强 武藝高強 wu3 yi4 gao1 qiang2
highly skilled in martial arts

先下手为强 先下手為強 xian1 xia4 shou3 wei2 qiang2
strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term); Making the first move is an advantage.

小强 小強 xiao3 qiang2
cockroach (slang)

血液增强剂 血液增強劑 xue4 ye4 zeng1 qiang2 ji4

压力强度 壓力強度 ya1 li4 qiang2 du4
pressure (as measured)

压强 壓強 ya1 qiang2
pressure (physics)

要强 要強 yao4 qiang2
eager to excel; eager to get ahead in life; strong-minded

以强凌弱 以強凌弱 yi3 qiang2 ling2 ruo4
to use one's strength to bully the weak (idiom)

以弱胜强 以弱勝強 yi3 ruo4 sheng4 qiang2
using the weak to defeat the strong (idiom); to win from a position of weakness

隐蔽强迫下载 隱蔽強迫下載 yin3 bi4 qiang3 po4 xia4 zai4
drive-by download (a form of malware booby-trap); silent drive-by download

枣强 棗強 zao3 qiang2
Zaoqiang county in Hengshui 衡水, Hebei

枣强县 棗強縣 zao3 qiang2 xian4
Zaoqiang county in Hengshui 衡水, Hebei

增强 增強 zeng1 qiang2
to increase; to strengthen

争强好胜 爭強好勝 zheng1 qiang2 hao4 sheng4
competitive; ambitious and aggressive; to desire to beat others

自立自强 自立自強 zi4 li4 zi4 qiang2
to strive for self-improvement

自强 自強 zi4 qiang2
to strive for self-improvement

自强不息 自強不息 zi4 qiang2 bu4 xi1
to strive unremittingly; self-improvement

自强运动 自強運動 zi4 qiang2 yun4 dong4
Self-Strengthening Movement (period of reforms in China c 1861-1894), also named 洋務運動|洋务运动

自强自立 自強自立 zi4 qiang2 zi4 li4
to strive for self-improvement

足高气强 足高氣強 zu2 gao1 qi4 jiang4
high and mighty (idiom); arrogant