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Chinese Symbol for Pain

Chinese symbol for pain – Suffering, physical or mental distress.

Pain is a feeling of discomfort often caused by intense or damaging stimuli. Pain is the warning signal from the body that something is wrong. The most common causes of pain include cuts, burns and bruises; muscle aches and pains; headaches, toothaches and earaches; and rheumatic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. Pain can also be caused by cancer or other illnesses. This traditional Chinese character means “pain” in Chinese. It’s a ubiquitous word; there are all sorts of pain… physical pains, mental pains, economic pains (people have so much money but cannot enjoy them), etc.

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About “pain” in Chinese with close synonyms

In Chinese, there are also two homophones for “pain” (疼 téng and 怕 pà). Both of them provide the same pronunciation but with different meanings. So how does one differentiate between homophones in Chinese? The answer is tone. Ensure you don’t miss the 5th tone when reading the words aloud.

The first-word 疼 téng is used to describe a physical pain or discomfort, such as an injury or illness. It can also be used for emotional suffering if we use it metaphorically: “I’m going through a lot of pain….”

The second-word 怕 pà is used to describe fear or apprehension, as well as being scared of something: “I’m scared of heights.”


Chinese calligraphy of handwriting pain by ISHO calligrapher

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As you can see, the Chinese symbol for pain is pretty straightforward. It doesn’t take much thought to figure out its meaning. And even if you didn’t know what it meant, you could still recognize it. The importance of words changes over time, but a word will always look like a word, even if it’s only a word in a different language.

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