Japanese Word Entry

試練

Simplified Japanese form: 試練

Kana:しれん
Definition: test, trial, probation, ordeal, tribulation
Alternative forms: 試煉 、 試鍊 〔試錬〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

test, try, attempt, experiment, ordeal
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: si3, si5
Japanese: シ / こころ.みる、 ため.す
Korean:
Vietnamese: thí
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practice, gloss, train, drill, polish, refine, exercise
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧㄢˋ (liàn)
Cantonese: lin6
Japanese: レン / ね.る、 ね.り、 ねりぎぬ
Korean: 련, 연
Vietnamese: luyện
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refine metals, kneading over fire, smelt, refine, distill, condense
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧㄢˋ (liàn), ㄌㄢˋ (làn)
Cantonese: lin6
Japanese: レン / ね.る
Korean: 련, 연
Vietnamese: luyện
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smelt metals, forge, refine
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄛˇ ㄌㄧㄢˋ (guǒ liàn), ㄌㄧㄢˋ (liàn), ㄐㄧㄢˋ (jiàn)
Cantonese: lin6
Japanese: レン / ねる
Korean: 련, 연
Vietnamese: luyện
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