Definition of 艱

  • difficult
  • trying
  • be distressed
  • parent's funeral ceremony
  • mourning
  • perilous

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カン
  • ケン
  • なや
  • かた
  • なや

Popular Words With This Kanji

艱難, かんなん

hardships, privations, difficulties

艱難辛苦, かんなんしんく

trial and tribulation, hardships, privations, difficulties

艱難苦労, かんなんくろう

trials and tribulations, adversities, suffering hardships and troubles

辛苦艱難, しんくかんなん

trials and tribulations, adversities, suffering hardships and troubles

艱難汝を玉にす, かんなんなんじをたまにす

Hardship makes the man

時艱, じかん

problems that affect a period of time, hardships peculiar to an age, hard problems of the times

艱苦, かんく

privation suffering


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