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难受 nán shòu: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

难受 (nán shòu) English Meaning

  • to feel unwell
  • to suffer pain
  • to be difficult to bear

Traditional Characters:  難受

难 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

受 forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 我觉得难受极了。
    Wǒ juédé nánshòu jíle.
    I feel awful.
  • 你手术后疼得很难受吗?
    Nǐ shǒushù hòu téng dé hěn nánshòu ma?
    Does the pain from your operation bother you much?
  • 一想到叫孩子遭罪我心里就难受。
    Yī xiǎngdào jiào háizi zāozuì wǒ xīnlǐ jiù nánshòu.
    It pains me to think of children being made to suffer.
  • 在那段时间里由于我的鼻子不太通气,晚上常常醒来感到口里和喉咙干得难受。
    Zài nà duàn shíjiān lǐ yóuyú wǒ de bízi bù tài tōngqì, wǎnshàng chángcháng xǐng lái gǎndào kǒu lǐ hé hóulóng gàn dé nánshòu.
    During that time, I often woke up at night with a dry mouth and throat due to a stuffy nose.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 nan

难(nán): difficult (to..); problem; difficulty; difficult; not good

  • (yòu): still / hand
  • (zhuī): short-tailed bird
HSK 4 shou 4

受 (shòu): to receive; to accept; to suffer; subjected to; to bear; to stand; pleasant; (passive marker)

  • 爫 (zhao): claw
  • 又 (yòu): still / hand

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 难

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 受

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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