塗炭

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See also: 涂炭

Chinese[edit]

to smear; daub charcoal
trad. (塗炭)
simp. (涂炭)
Literally: “to be (mired) in mud and coal”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

塗炭

  1. (archaic) to be in a difficult circumstance

Noun[edit]

塗炭

  1. coal