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Pronunciation
Mandarin nán, nan, nàn
Cantonese (Jyutping)naan4, naan6
Japanese Kunkatai, muzukashii
Japanese Onnan
Korean (Hangul)
Korean (Yale)nan, na
Vietnamesenan
Meaning
Definition difficult, arduous, hard; unable
Character Rank
Traditional260
Simplified6859
Hong Kong Grade Level2
Common Words With This Character  
困難kùnnandifficult; challenging; straitened circumstances; difficult situation
難受nánshòuto feel unwell; to suffer pain; to be difficult to bear
難看nánkànugly; unsightly
難過nánguòto feel sad; to feel unwell; (of life) to be difficult
難道nándàodon't tell me ...; could it be that...?
難以nányǐhard to (predict, imagine etc)
Related Characters
Simplified Script
Semantic
Specialized Semantic
Same Structure & Phonetic Component(Sign-in required)
Computer Encoding
Unicode U+96E3
Big 5C3F8
Input Method Codes
Cangjietoog
Four Corner4051.4
WuBi 86akfy
WuBi 98akgy
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