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The Chinese word kong - 恐 - kŏng
(to fear in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to fear,
to dread, to be afraid

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Chinese characters  ( kong / kŏng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to fear )
The traditional Chinese characters of kŏng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

terror  |  to threaten
恐 ( kong / kŏng ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1050)
Chinese example words containing the character 恐 ( kong / kŏng )
恐怖小说 ( kŏngbù xiăoshuō = horror novel ), 恐怕 ( kŏngpà = perhaps )
Other characters that are pronounced kŏng in Chinese
More words that mean to fear in Chinese
hàipà ( 害怕 ), ( 怕 )

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