艰(艱)

Radical and Phonetic
Radical
Total Number of Strokes 17
Number of Strokes 11
Mandarin Reading jiān
TeoChew Phonetic
Chinese Definitions
潮州 gang1 对应普通话: jiān
①困难:~难 | ~辛 | ~险 | ~深 | ~涩(形容晦涩难懂的文词) | ~贞(处境艰难而能忠贞不移) | ~苦卓绝(艰苦程度超过一切,无可比拟)。
②旧时指父母亲丧事:丁~ | 母~。
English Definitions
difficult, hard; distressing
Homoionym
References
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