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艰苦 ( jianku / jiānkŭ ) is composed of these characters:
艰苦 ( jianku / jiānkŭ ) in traditional characters
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hard | painful
艰苦 ( jianku / jiānkŭ ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 241)
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Version 5.15 / Last updated: 2017-08-20