ke3
uneven (path); unfortunate (in life)

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坎坷 坎坷 kan3 ke3
bumpy (of a road); rough (of life); to be down on one's luck; to be full of frustrations and dashed hopes

坎坷不平 坎坷不平 kan3 ke3 bu4 ping2
pot-holed and bumpy road (idiom); fig. full of disappointment and dashed hopes

坎坷多舛 坎坷多舛 kan3 ke3 duo1 chuan3
full of trouble and misfortune (usu. referring to someone's life)

坷垃 坷垃 ke1 la1
(dialect) clod (of earth)

命途坎坷 命途坎坷 ming4 tu2 kan3 ke3
to have a tough life; to meet much adversity in one's life