Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
river 巛 (川, 巜)
Parts:
nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den
Kun:
す.くう
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1588 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 巣窟 【ソウクツ】 den, haunt, hangout, nest, lair
  • 巣穴 【スアナ】 nesting hole, burrow, den
  • 卵巣 【ランソウ】 ovary
  • 病巣 【ビョウソウ】 focus, nidus, lesion

Kun reading compounds

  • 巣 【す】 nest, rookery, breeding place, hive, den, haunt, (spider's) web
  • 巣食う 【すくう】 to build (a nest), to nest, to haunt (a place), to hang out (somewhere)
  • 古巣 【ふるす】 old haunts, former homes
  • 浮き巣 【うきす】 floating nest
  • 巣食う 【すくう】 to build (a nest), to nest, to haunt (a place), to hang out (somewhere)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chao2
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • nido
  • colmena
  • guarida

Portuguese

  • ninho
  • viveiro
  • colméia
  • teia
  • escondrijo

French

  • nid
  • colonie (fous)
  • ruche
  • toile (araignée)
  • antre
560 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1521 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
141 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1491 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1246 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1538 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1640 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1862 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2861 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1477 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1946 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8696P Morohashi
2295 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2705 New Nelson (John Haig)
1927 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2077 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
570 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
964 2001 Kanji
3n8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
9090.4 Four corner code
3290.4 Four corner code
1-33-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de3 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
hole, aperture, slit, cave, den
Kun:
あな
On:
ケツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1366 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 穴 【ケツ】 ass, arse, buttocks, rear, end, acupuncture point, hole, notch
  • 穴隙 【ケツゲキ】 crevice, aperture
  • 横穴 【ヨコアナ】 cave, tunnel, tunnel tomb (Kofun period)
  • 経穴 【ケイケツ】 acupuncture point

Kun reading compounds

  • 穴 【あな】 hole, opening, perforation, pit, hollow, hole (in the ground, etc.), burrow, den, lair, holt, hole, deficit, shortage, missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.), vacancy, opening, flaw, well-kept secret place, upset victory (with a large payoff), pit (of a theater), hiding place, hideout, underbelly (of society, etc.)
  • 穴埋め 【あなうめ】 filling (up) a hole, filling in (for a gap, vacancy, etc.), stopgap, filler (e.g. article), making up (for a loss, damage, etc.), covering (a deficit), compensation, cloze deletion (test format)
  • 風穴 【かざあな】 air hole, windhole, ventilator
  • 横穴 【よこあな】 cave, tunnel, tunnel tomb (Kofun period)

Readings

Japanese names:
けな、 しし、 な
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xue4, xue2
Korean:
hyeol

Spanish

  • agujero
  • hueco
  • cueva
  • lugar poco conocido
  • lugar escondido

Portuguese

  • buraco
  • orifício
  • brecha
  • caverna
  • gruta

French

  • trou
  • orifice
  • fente
  • grotte
  • tanière
860 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
849 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1201 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3313 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
984 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1595 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
158 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
899 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
921 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1122 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1450 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2682 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1366 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1852 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1326 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25406 Morohashi
2159 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4187 New Nelson (John Haig)
1316 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1413 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
834 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
762 2001 Kanji
3m2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
3080.2 Four corner code
1-23-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a74 Unicode hex code