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English Definitionhard to (predict, imagine etc)
Simplified Script难以
Traditional Script難以
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄢˊ ㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)naan4ji5
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
nándifficult (to...); problem; difficulty; difficult; not good
to use; by means of; according to; in order to; because of; at (a certain date or place); abbr. for Israel 以色列

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Words With Same Head Word    
难受nánshòuto feel unwell; to suffer pain; to be difficult to bear
难看nánkànugly; unsightly
难过nánguòto feel sad; to feel unwell; (of life) to be difficult
难道nándàodon't tell me ...; could it be that...?
难题nántídifficult problem
Words With Same Tail Word    
可以kěyǐcan; may; possible; able to; not bad; pretty good
所以suǒyǐtherefore; as a result; so; the reason why
加以jiāyǐin addition; moreover; (used before a disyllabic verb to indicate that the action of the verb is applied to something or somebody previously mentioned); to apply (restrictions etc) to (somebody); to give (support, consideration etc) to (something)
予以yǔyǐto give; to impose; to apply
足以zúyǐsufficient to...; so much so that; so that
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