English translation of 'कठिन'
1. arduous adjective
Something that is arduous is difficult and involves a lot of physical effort.
...a long, arduous journey.
2. difficult adjective
Something that is difficult is not easy to do, understand, or cope with.
I find it difficult to speak up for myself.
3. gruelling adjective
A gruelling activity is extremely difficult and tiring.
4. hard (in phrases)
If you say that something is hard going, you mean it is difficult and requires a lot of effort.
Learning Russian had been hard going at the start.
5. hard adverb, adjective
If you try hard or work hard, you make a great effort to achieve something.
Am I trying too hard?
I admired him as a true scientist and hard worker.
Their work is hard and unglamorous.
6. hard adjective
Something that is hard is very difficult.
At my age I would find it hard to get another job.
I have had a hard life.
7. obscure adjective
If you describe something as obscure, you find it is difficult to understand or deal with, usually because it involves so many parts or details.
The contracts are written in obscure language.
8. punishing adjective
A punishing schedule, activity, or experience requires a lot of physical effort and makes you very tired or weak.
9. strenuous adjective
A strenuous action or activity involves a lot of effort or energy.
Avoid strenuous exercise in the evening.
She made strenuous efforts to pay off her debts.
10. trying adjective
Someone or something that is trying is difficult to deal with and makes you feel impatient or annoyed.
The whole business has been very trying.
11. uphill adjective before noun
If you refer to something as an uphill struggle, you mean that it requires a great deal of effort and determination.
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Translation of कठिन from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary