辛苦 xīn kǔ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

辛苦 (xīn kǔ) English Meaning

  • hard
  • exhausting
  • with much toil
  • thanks for your trouble

Traditional Characters:  辛苦

辛 forms words in:

苦 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 学习英语很辛苦。
    Xuéxí yīngyǔ hěn xīnkǔ.
    Learning English is hard
  • 他们工作的很辛苦。
    Tāmen gōngzuò de hěn xīnkǔ.
    They work really hard.
  • 安迪一定练习得很辛苦。
    Ān dí yīdìng liànxí dé hěn xīnkǔ.
    Andy must have practiced very hard.
  • 马车夫的工作非常辛苦。
    Mǎchē fū de gōngzuò fēicháng xīnkǔ.
    Wagoner’s work is very hard.
  • 日本上班族工作得非常辛苦。
    Rìběn shàngbān zú gōngzuò dé fēicháng xīnkǔ.
    Japanese office workers work very hard.
  • 我挣的每一便士都是辛苦工作得来的。
    Wǒ zhēng de měi yī biànshì dōu shì xīnkǔ gōngzuò dé lái de.
    I have had to work for every single penny I earn.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

辛 (xīn): (of taste) hot or pungent; hard; laborious; suffering; eighth in order; eighth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干(shí tiān gān); letter 'H' or roman 'VIII' in list 'A, B, C', or 'I, II, III' etc; octa

  •  (xīn): (of taste) hot or pungent; hard; laborious; suffering; eighth in order; eighth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干(shí tiān gān); letter ‘H’ or roman ‘VIII’ in list ‘A, B, C’, or ‘I, II, III’ etc; octa

苦 (kǔ): bitter; hardship; pain; to suffer; to bring suffering to; painstakingly

  • 艹 (cao): vegetable
  • 古 (gǔ): ancient; old; paleo-

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 辛

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 苦

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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