"Bitterness" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 gǔ tou bone / CL:根[gen1],塊|块[kuai4] / moral character / bitterness
 hèn yì rancor / hatred / bitterness / resentfulness
 kǔ wèi bitter taste / bitterness
 yōu yuàn hidden bitterness, secret grudge
 kǔ hǎi lit. sea of bitterness / abyss of worldly suffering (Buddhist term) / depths of misery
 kǔ jìn gān lái bitterness finishes, sweetness begins (idiom) / the hard times are over, the good times just beginning
 kǔ dà chóu shēn great bitterness, deep hatred (idiom) / deeply ingrained long-standing resentment
 kǔ hǎi máng máng sea of bitterness is vast (idiom)
 kǔ hǎi wú biān , huí tóu shì àn The sea of bitterness has no bounds, turn your head to see the shore (idiom). Only Buddhist enlightenment can allow one to shed off the abyss of worldly suffering. / Repent and ye shall be saved!
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