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The Chinese word kunnan - 困难 - kùnnan
(difficult in Chinese)

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English translations

difficult, hard, difficulty,
perplexity, tough, ill, heavy going

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Chinese characters  ( kunnan / kùnnan ) with pronunciation (English translation: difficult )
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困难 ( kunnan / kùnnan ) is composed of these characters: (kun) , (nan)
困难 ( kunnan / kùnnan ) in traditional characters

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in distress  |  disaster
困难 ( kunnan / kùnnan ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 126)
More words that mean difficult in Chinese
jiānkŭ ( 艰苦 ), shēn ( 深 )
More words that mean hard in Chinese
gāng ( 刚 ), nŭlì ( 努力 ), xīnkŭ ( 辛苦 ), yìng ( 硬 )

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