Meaning

Primary

Hardship

Alternatives

Difficulty, Hard, Difficult

Word Type

noun, な adjective

Explanation

You're distressed and it's difficult. This is quite the hardship and difficulty you're feeling.

Reading

こんなん
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.

Context

Context Sentences

フグがちょうぼにあけた大穴を今年度中に埋めるのは困難でしょう。

It'll be hard to make up for the big losses Fugu made by the end of the year.

困難な仕事に直面すると、ワクワクするんです。

When I face a hard task, I get excited.

私の祖母は歩くのが困難なので、今日は買い物に行くのを手伝ってあげないといけません。

My grandmother has difficulty walking, so I have to help her go shopping today.

Kanji Composition