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English Meaning(s) for 井戸

  1. water well

Definition and Synonyms for 井戸

Well a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
Synonyms: , , 井戸, 井泉, 掘り井戸
Well an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
Synonyms: 井戸, 井泉
Well a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
Synonyms: , , 井戸, 井泉, 掘り井戸

Meanings for each kanji in 井戸

» well; well crib; town; community
» door; counter for houses; door radical (no. 63)

Categories 井戸 is a member of

Vessel an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
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Shaft a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
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Excavation a hole in the ground made by excavating
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 井戸

Sample Sentences for 井戸

Not a drop of rain fell for a month, so they had to dig a well.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
He was thirsty enough to drink a well dry.
A well is a place where you can get water.
His tasks range from digging wells to getting rid of garbage.

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