ChineseEdit

pit; threshold
simp. and trad.
(坎坷)
alternative forms 轗軻𫐘轲
堿坷
㙳坷
坎碣 (-khia̍t/khiat) Min Nan
嵁硈 (-khia̍t/khiat) Min Nan

PronunciationEdit


Note: khám-khia̍t/kham-khia̍t/khám-khiat - 坎碣 is used in the Mainland.

AdjectiveEdit

坎坷

  1. (of a road) bumpy
  2. (figuratively, of life) hard; rough; ill-fated; unfortunate; unfavoured

Derived termsEdit