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烦恼 fán nǎo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

烦恼 (fán nǎo) English Meaning

  • agonize
  • agony
  • annoyance
  • upset
  • vexation
  • worries

Traditional Characters:  煩惱

烦 forms words in:

恼 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 汤姆,把烦恼忘掉吧。
    Tāngmǔ, bǎ fánnǎo wàngdiào ba.
    Hey, Tom, forget about your worries.
  • 现在有什么烦恼的事情吗?
    Xiànzài yǒu shé me fánnǎo de shìqíng ma?
    Is there anything that worries you right now?
  • 她看到他非常高兴,顿时完全忘记了先前的烦恼。
    Tā kàn dào tā fēicháng gāoxìng, dùnshí wánquán wàngjìle xiānqián de fánnǎo.
    She was so happy to see him that she forgot all about her previous troubles.
  • 约翰考试不及格,告诉他下学期可以补考只是徒增他的烦恼而已。
    Yuēhàn kǎoshì bù jígé, gàosù tā xià xuéqí kěyǐ bǔkǎo zhǐshì tú zēng tā de fánnǎo éryǐ.
    John failed the exam, and telling him he could make it up next semester only added to his worries.
  • 工作能减轻烦恼。
    Gōngzuò néng jiǎnqīng fánnǎo.
    Work can allay trouble.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 fan 2

烦 (fán): to feel vexed; to bother; to trouble; superfluous and confusing; edgy

  •  (huǒ): fire
  •  (yè): head / leaf
HSK 4 nao 3

恼 (nǎo): to get angry

  •  (xin): heart
  •  (tóu): shelter, head
  •  (xiōng): vicious; fierce; ominous; inauspicious; famine; variant of 兇|凶(xiōng)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 烦

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  • 不耐烦 (bú nài fán): impatience; impatient

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 恼

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HSK 6 Word List

  • 恼火 (nǎo huǒ): to get angry; irritated; to annoy; to aggravate; annoying
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