Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 11 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 掘
- end with 掘
- contain 掘
dig, delve, excavate
KUN:
  • ほ.る
    ho.ru
ON:
  • クツ
    kutsu
Nanori:
  • ぼり
    bori
Written with 11 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 61 results)

Godan-ru verb, transitive verb
1.
to dig, to excavate, to hollow
2.
to delve into
3.
to dig up (e.g. vegetables)
4.
(for two men) to have anal sex(slang, vulgar)

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
excavation, exhumation
2.
discovery (e.g. new talent)

noun, auxillary suru verb
mining

noun, auxillary suru verb
digging out, excavation
Other readings:
掘鑿【くっさく】

nehorihahori
expression, adverb
inquisitively, pryingly, nosily, thoroughly, persistently, through-and-through
Other readings:
根ほり葉ほり【ねほりはほり】
根堀り葉堀り【ねほりはほり】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

noun, auxillary suru verb
illegal digging, illegal mining, grave robbing, tomb robbing

noun, auxillary suru verb
prospecting, trial digging

もの
horidashimono
noun
(lucky) find, bargain, good buy, treasure trove
Other readings:
掘出し物【ほりだしもの】
堀り出し物【ほりだしもの】

horiokosu
Godan-su verb, transitive verb
to dig up, to unearth, to uncover
Other readings:
掘り起す【ほりおこす】
掘起す【ほりおこす】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 45 results)

ちょっけ
直径
ふか
あな
やく
かん
時間
はん
It took me about two and a half hours to dig a hole one meter in diameter and two meters in depth

The dog was digging a hole

さいくつ
採掘
ばくはつ
爆発
とき
なか
だれ
誰も
There was no one in the mine when it blew up

They intended to drill for oil

しょうね
少年
ぶん
自分
いぬ
はか
The boy dug a grave for his dog that had died

The boy dug a grave for his dead pet

さむ
寒い
から
ゆき
なか
あな
On colder days, they curl up or dig a hole in the snow

みん
おか
うえ
地下
おか
うえ
いえ
A cellar was dug on top of the hill and they slowly moved the house from the road to the hill

I made a great find in the store the other day

かれ
彼ら
たからも
宝物
もと
求めて
They dug here and there for treasure

かれ
あな
He dug a hole

They are boring a hole

かれ
彼ら
はか
They dug a grave

かれ
にわ
あな
He dug a hole in the garden

いぬ
子犬
あな
もの
食べ物
なか
The small dog dug a hole and buried his food in it

Before he went fishing, he dug up some worms for bait

After we finish digging the trench, planting the flowers will be easy

かれ
彼ら
せき
石油
目当て
土地
くつ
試掘
They are boring the ground for oil

しゅうじ
囚人
けいしょ
刑務所
へい
した
あな
The prisoner dug a hole under the prison wall

かれ
あな
He dug the hole bit by bit