Hardest Chinese Character Around

Chinese characters are renowned for being complicated and difficult but it doesn’t get much more difficult or complicated past this character:

From Wikipedia

This outrageously complex Chinese character has a whopping 58 total strokes, considering you know the stroke order already. If you don’t, well, good luck. Here is my futile attempt to write this character out:

Here’s some history behind this character and its meaning.

This character is pronounced biáng, and its origins are vague but many believe that the biáng is the sound made when people chew the popular biangbiang noodles, originating from the province of Shanxi.

Stroke Order:

From Wikipedia
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