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ㄋㄢ ˊ

nán

difficult

难 is a 10 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as nán in the second tone, however it can also be pronounced as nàn.

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (again) and (sparrow).

  • ㄋㄢ ˊ

    nán

    difficult

    • ㄧㄡ ˋ

      yòu

      again

    • ㄓㄨㄟ

      zhuī

      sparrow

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Again you're chasing a sparrow; how difficult!
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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 难

nán
nàn

Definitions for 难 pronounced as nán

  • difficult (to...)
  • problem
  • difficulty
  • difficult
  • not good

Definitions for 难 pronounced as nàn

  • disaster
  • distress
  • to scold

Vocabulary

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Collections

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