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The Chinese word jianku - 艰苦 - jiānkŭ
(difficult in Chinese)

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English translations

hard, tough

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( jianku / jiānkŭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: difficult )

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艰苦 ( jianku / jiānkŭ ) is composed of these characters: (jian) , (ku)
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)
More words that mean difficult in Chinese
kùnnan ( 困难 ), shēn ( 深 )

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