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Variants

Phonetic

Semantic

Apparent
Mandarin
nan2, nan4, nuo2, nuo3
English
Definitions
difficult (to...); disaster; distress; to scold; not good; difficulty; problem; arduous; hard; to have difficulty; unable
Mnemonic
Heat from the sun drying the soil and the water sources of the birds : causing distress