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堅苦しい
固苦しい
Irregular kanji
Readings

katakurushii

katagurushii

Irregular kana usage
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
formal, strict, ceremonious, stiff

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 堅苦しい
is [x]
堅苦しくない
is not [x]
Past 堅苦しかった
was [x]
堅苦しくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 堅苦しくて
is [x] and...
堅苦しくなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: ケン KUN: かた.い, -がた.い
strict, hard, solid, tough, tight, reliable

Stroke: 12 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-9-3 FC: 7710.0


ON: KUN: くる.しい, -ぐる.しい, くる.しむ, くる.しめる, にが.い, にが.る
suffering, trial, worry, hardship, feel bitter, scowl

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-3-5 FC: 4460.0


ON: KUN: かた.める, かた.まる, かた.まり, かた.い
harden, set, clot, curdle

Stroke: 8 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-3-5 FC: 6060.0


Phrases
堅苦しいことはぬきにしましょう。
Parts: 堅苦しい (かたくるしい) (こと) 抜き (ぬき)
Let's dispense with formalities.