English translation of कठिन
कठिनPowered by COBUILD /kathina/
Definitions and Translations
/kathina, kathin, kthina, kthin, kaThina, kaThin, kThina, kThin, kaṭina, kaṭin, kṭina, kṭin/
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