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Kanji Details for 穴

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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
穴 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. hole, aperture, slit, cave, den
Kun'yomi: あな。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ゲチ。(Go-on Reading)
ケツ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 穴

Dictionary Entries for 穴

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. hole; opening; perforation (also read めど for this sense)
  1. pit; hollow; hole (in the ground, etc.)
  2. burrow; den; lair; holt; hole
  3. deficit; shortage; missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.)
  4. vacancy; opening
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. flaw
  2. well-kept secret place
  3. upset victory (with a large payoff)
  4. pit (of a theater)
  1. hiding place; hideout
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. underbelly (of society, etc.)

  1. ass; arse; buttocks
  2. rear; end
  3. acupuncture point
  1. hole; notch

Stroke Order Diagrams for 穴

Construction of Character for 穴

Radicals and parts present in 穴
» Part
» Part shaped crown, katakana u radical (no. 40)
Origin and construction of 穴

Kanji related to 穴

  • 沿

  • 宿

  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 穴

  1. trou, orifice, fente, grotte, tanière
  1. buraco, orifício, brecha, caverna, gruta
  1. agujero, hueco, cueva, lugar poco conocido, lugar escondido

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