Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
dig, delve, excavate
Kun:
ほ.る
On:
クツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1257 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 盗掘 【トウクツ】 illegal digging, illegal mining, grave robbing, tomb robbing
  • 探掘 【タンクツ】 exploratory excavation, prospecting

Kun reading compounds

  • 掘る 【ほる】 to dig, to excavate, to hollow, to delve into, to dig up (e.g. vegetables), (for two men) to have anal sex

Readings

Japanese names:
ぼり
Chinese:
jue2
Korean:
gul, gweol

Spanish

  • cavar
  • excavar
  • taladrar
  • hurgar en

Portuguese

  • cavar
  • cova
  • escavar

French

  • creuser
  • fouiller
  • déterrer
1189 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1276 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1943 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1265 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
576 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1803 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1941 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1259 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
897 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
601 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
364 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
454 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1070 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12264 Morohashi
496 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2204 New Nelson (John Haig)
1061 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1141 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1438 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1376 2001 Kanji
3c8.32 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5707.2 Four corner code
23-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6398 Unicode hex code