Components

難 means 'difficult'

Animation / stroke order not available.
LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
Strokes : 18    Frequency: 442   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-11    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 24    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 94 words   Used in 303 words   Used in 120 names   Component in 6 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ナン
Kun
   むずかしい difficult   かた hard
Kun    -がた   むづかしい   むつかしい   -にく
Name    な   なに
   难 (Chinese)  
⿰  𦰩 the husband with the grass mouth   little bird  
Explore these components visually on The Kanji Map ⇗
 regrettable  
LOG IN to view kanji mastery data
LOG IN to view your flashcards
In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 難 is used 12 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 難 is used 295 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
Showing:
ナン : 211 words FIND ALL
1
difficulty; distress
(click the word for useful expressions, examples and links)
かた (read as がた) : 41 words FIND ALL
5
Most common form: 許しがたい
hard-to-forgive; intolerable; inexcusable; unpardonable
(click the word to view an additional 1 form, examples and links)
-にく (read as にく) : 22 words FIND ALL
4
Most common form: 遣りにくい
hard-to-do; difficult; tough; awkward; tricky  (often written with kana only)
(click the word to view an additional 2 forms, examples and links)
かた : 11 words FIND ALL
0
difficult; hard
(click the word for examples and links)
むずかしい : 8 words FIND ALL
4
1. difficult; hard; troublesome; complicated; serious (disease, problem, etc.)
2. fussy; particular; fastidious; hard to please; displeased
(click the word to view an additional 1 reading, 3 meanings and 3 forms, examples and links)
なに: 2 words. FIND ALL
0
noun
Naniwa (former name for Osaka region)
(click the word to view an additional 4 forms, examples and links)
Henshall: 960 (originally: 949)  Joy o' Kanji : 949  Key to Kanji: 831 

Cascading kanji view

ナン   むずかしい difficult   かた hard   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
the husband with the grass mouth
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
フ   フウ   おっと husband   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
grass   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
little bird
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
Problem with this kanji? Question or comment? Please CONTACT US.
Kanshudo is your AI Japanese tutor, and your constant companion on the road to mastery of the Japanese language. To get started learning Japanese, just follow the study recommendations on your Dashboard. You can use Quick search (accessible using the icon at the top of every page) to look up any Japanese word, kanji or grammar point, as well as to find anything on Kanshudo quickly. For an overview, take the tour.
Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points, examples), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
×