Taxonomy of meanings for 困:

  • 困 kùn (OC: khuuns MC: kʰuon) 苦悶切 去 廣韻:【亂也逃也病之甚也悴也極也苦悶切四 】
    • DIFFICULT
      • ndifficulties; desperate situation; trouble
      • vtoNcausativecause serious difficulties for
    • DISTRESS
      • v[adN]those in distress
      • vibe in desperate state; be in straights;
      • vichangeget into trouble, have a hard time 大困
      • vtoNcausativeoccasionally causative vt: cause trouble for, make life difficult for
      • vtoNcausativecause oneself to be distressed
      • vtoNpassivebe troubled by; be distressed; be reduced to trouble
      • vadNpassivedistressed, destitute, in distress
      • vadNdistressing???
      • vtoN1.+VtoN2passivebe troubled by N2
      • vt+prep+Nbe distressed with N, be in trouble with respect to N
      • vt+prep+Nabbe in trouble regarding Nab; be in distress because of Nab
    • LABOUR
      • viactwork desperately hard
    • POOR
      • visuffer acute hardship; LY, MENG 6B15: feel in trouble; SHU, pangeng: feel distress
    • TIRED
      • vibe tired
      • vichangebecome tired
  • 困 kùn (OC: khuuns MC: kʰuon) 苦悶切 去 廣韻:【困古文 】