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穴 : Hole

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Components:

hole, aperture, cave, den,slit (radical 116)

On 'yomi:
ケツ(ketsu)
Kun 'yomi:
あな(ana)
Nanori:
けな(kena) しし(shishi)(na)
Strokes:5
Radical: (116)
Usage Rating:1366
JLPT:N1
old JLPT:1
Grade:6
Unicode:07a74
jis208:23-74
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穴 Usage examples

(けいけつ)acupuncture point
(ふうけつ)cave from which cold wind blows
あき銭(あなあきせん)
開き銭(あなあきせん)
明き銭(あなあきせん)
perforated coin
が開く(あながあく)
が空く(あながあく)
があく(あながあく)
to have a hole, to be pierced (with a hole)
だらけ(あなだらけ)fault, flaw, opening, orifice
を開ける(あなをあける)
をあける(あなをあける)
を空ける(あなをあける)
to make a hole (in)
を塞ぐ(あなをふさぐ)to fill a hole with earth
(けつげき)crevice, aperture
(つかあな)grave
針の(はりのあな)eye of a needle
(めくらあな)blind hole
(からけつ)flat or stone broke
空気(くうきあな)air vent (hole)
(あながま)very old type of kiln made by digging a hole in the side of a hill
趣味(かぎあなしゅみ)voyeurism
同じのムジナ(おなじあなのむじな)
同じの狢(おなじあなのむじな)
(villains) of the same stripe, birds of a feather, badgers of the same hole
に入らずんば虎子を得ず(こけつにいらずんばこしをえず)
に入らずんば虎児を得ず(こけつにいらずんばこしをえず)
nothing ventured, nothing gained
馬鹿(ばかあな)clearance hole (hole for a bolt, screw, etc., which is large enough to allow the thread, etc. to pass through)
狙い(あなねらい)aiming for a lucky break (e.g. in horse racing, betting on an unlikely horse)
あきチーズ(あなあきチーズ)
明きチーズ(あなあきチーズ)
cheese with holes in it (e.g. Swiss, Emmenthal)
(かめあな)pothole (circular hole bored deep in a riverbed by stones rotating in an eddy)
(まるあな)round hole