jiān difficult; hard; hardship

Made up of [ gèn stubborn radical 138, yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The right hand part is 'gen' stubborn, the left hand part has changed from 'ge' (animal hide) to a hange
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using gèn : hěn (very) gēn (heel) liáng (good)
Using yòu : duì (right) fā (to send out) fà (hair) fǎn (contrary) jí (and) jī (fowl) nán (difficult) qǔ (to take) shèng (holy) shù (tree) bào (to announce) huān (merry) yǒu (friend) zhī (to support) shòu (to receive)

Sounds same

jiān (narrow)

Different tone

jiǎn (scissors) jiàn (healthy) jiàn (see) jiàn jiàn (to establish) jiàn (gap) jiàn (arrow)

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