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English Reference for ana (あな)

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あな
ana
Definitions
  1. noun noun (suffix) hole
  2. deficit, shortage, missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.)
  3. vacancy, opening
  4. flaw
  5. profitable place (or item, etc.) not well known by others
  6. upset victory (with a large payoff)
  7. slang pit (of a theater)
  8. archaism hiding place
  9. archaism underbelly (of society, etc.)
Example sentences
Let's plug up the hole
She tore a hole in her dress
This board bores easily
He was so fat that he couldn't get through the hole
I wish I could sink through the floor
The hole is about five feet across
The leather jacket has worn out at the elbows
The argument is full of holes
A spider can produce a silky substance from tiny openings on its underside
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