Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 穴
- end with 穴
- contain 穴
hole, aperture, slit, cave, den
KUN:
  • あな
    ana
ON:
  • ケツ
    ketsu
Nanori:
  • けな
    kena
  • しし
    shishi
  • na
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 138 results)

noun, noun (suffix)
1.
hole, opening, perforation(also read めど for this sense)
See also:穴が開く
noun
2.
pit, hollow, hole (in the ground, etc.)
3.
burrow, den, lair, holt, hole
4.
deficit, shortage, missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.)
5.
vacancy, opening
noun, noun (suffix)
6.
flaw
7.
well-kept secret place
See also:穴場
8.
upset victory (with a large payoff)
9.
pit (of a theater)(slang)
See also:平土間
noun
10.
hiding place, hideout
noun, noun (suffix)
11.
underbelly (of society, etc.)(archaism)
Other readings:
【あな】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
filling (up) a hole
2.
filling in (for a gap, vacancy, etc.), stopgap, filler (e.g. article)
3.
making up (for a loss, damage, etc.), covering (a deficit), compensation
noun
4.
cloze deletion (test format)
Other readings:
穴うめ【あなうめ】

noun
pitfall, trap, pit
Other readings:
落し穴【おとしあな】
陥し穴【おとしあな】
陥とし穴【おとしあな】
陥穴【おとしあな】

noun
air hole, windhole, ventilator
Other readings:
風穴【かぜあな】

noun
grave (pit)
Other readings:
墓穴【はかあな】

noun
cave, cavern, den, grotto
Other readings:
洞穴【どうけつ】
ほら穴【ほらあな】

noun
1.
secret passage, underground passage
2.
loophole
Other readings:
抜穴【ぬけあな】

noun
1.
cave, tunnel
2.
tunnel tomb (Kofun period)
Other readings:
横穴【おうけつ】

noun
1.
large hole
2.
great deficit, heavy losses
3.
big and unexpected winnings, a killing (e.g. on a race)
4.
dark horse (horse racing)

noun
1.
badger(usually kana)
2.
Eurasian badger (Meles meles)(usually kana)
3.
defensive opening for shogi(abbreviation)
See also:穴熊囲い,  将棋
Other readings:
あなぐま《貛》[1]
あなくま《穴熊》
あなくま《貛》[1]
アナグマ
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 96 results)

He was so fat that he couldn't get through the hole

On the way out I said to my waitress, "Be careful, Sue. There's something funny about the glasses you gave me - they're filled in on the top, and there's a hole on the bottom!

It happened that there was a hole in my pocket

あな
ちょっけ
直径
The hole is two meters across

いた
らく
楽に
あな
This board bores easily

くつした
靴下
おお
大きな
あな
There is a big hole in your stocking

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

かれ
あな
かのじょ
彼女の
かお
He stared a hole through her

The dog was digging a hole

They intended to drill for oil

いし
なか
真ん中
あな
This stone has a hole in the center

ちゅうい
注意
どう
道路
あな
Look out! There's a hole in the road

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

She looked out through the hole

しん
地震
あと
どう
道路
あな
Holes gaped open in the streets after the earthquake

In the Chinese football game in which the players used their feet and bodies - but never their hands - the goal was a hole in a net made from silk

This test has a catch

He made up for the deficit

I'm so embarrassed I could dig a hole and crawl into it

へい
兵士
あな
なか
なん
避難
The soldier took shelter in the foxhole