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English Definitionugly; unsightly
Simplified Script难看
Traditional Script難看
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄢˊ ㄎㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)naan4hon3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
nándifficult (to...); problem; difficulty; difficult; not good
kànto see; to look at; to read; to watch; to visit; to call on; to consider; to look after; to treat (an illness); to depend on; to feel (that); (after verb) to give it a try; Watch out! (for a danger)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
难受nánshòuto feel unwell; to suffer pain; to be difficult to bear
难过nánguòto feel sad; to feel unwell; (of life) to be difficult
难道nándàodon't tell me ...; could it be that...?
难以nányǐhard to (predict, imagine etc)
难题nántídifficult problem
Words With Same Tail Word    
好看hǎokàngood-looking; nice-looking; good (of a movie, book, TV show etc); embarrassed; humiliated
观看guānkànto watch; to view
眼看yǎnkànsoon; in a moment; to look on as something happens
收看shōukànto view; to watch TV; to receive TV channels
来看láikànto come and see; to see a topic from a certain point of view
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