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ㄎㄨ ˇ

bitter

苦 is an 8 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as in the third tone.

It is made up of the components (grass) and (ancient).

  • ㄎㄨ ˇ

    bitter

    • ㄘㄠ ˙

      cao

      grass

    • ㄍㄨ ˇ

      ancient

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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Ancient grass tastes bitter
by dosemobor915

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ten grasses in my mouth taste bitter
by jena

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 苦

Definitions for 苦 pronounced as kǔ

  • bitter
  • hardship
  • pain
  • to suffer
  • to bring suffering to
  • painstakingly

Vocabulary

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Collections

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