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Stroke Count
18 Strokes
隹 + 10 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. difficult, impossible, trouble, accident, defect
Kun'yomi: かた.い、むずか.しい、むつか.しい。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ナン、ナ。(Go-on Reading)
ダン、ダ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 難

Dictionary Entry for 難

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. difficulty; trouble; hardship
  2. accident; disaster; danger
  3. fault; defect
  4. criticism

Stroke Order Diagrams for 難

Construction of Character for 難

Radicals and parts present in 難
» Radical bird, old bird radical (no. 172)
» Part
» Part kettle lid radical (no. 8)
» Part mouth
» Part large, big
Kanji variants for 難
» Traditional Chinese Character, Old Character Form
» Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 難

Kanji related to 難

  • 使



  • 調

  • 使


Meanings in Other Languages for 難

  1. difficile, impossible, problème, accident, défaut
  1. impossível, difícil, dificuldade, acidente, defeito
  1. desastre, dificultad, sufrimiento, ataque al punto débil, difícil, imposible

Comments for 難

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⺾ = grass.

My mnemonic: A bird transporting one large blade of grass in its mouth = difficult

#1 Posted by Katerine459 over 4 years ago

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