Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
den, cave, excavation
Kun:
ほら
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1618 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 洞 【ドウ】 sinus, cavity, antrum, neighborhood (administrative division in North Korea)
  • 洞察 【ドウサツ】 discernment, insight
  • 空洞 【クウドウ】 cave, hollow, cavity, hollow
  • 風洞 【フウドウ】 wind tunnel

Kun reading compounds

  • 洞 【ほら】 hollow, cavity, hole, cave
  • 洞穴 【ほらあな】 cave, cavern, den, grotto

Readings

Japanese names:
とう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong4
Korean:
dong, tong

Spanish

  • cavidad
  • hueco
  • excavación
  • prever

Portuguese

  • gruta
  • caverna
  • escavação

French

  • antre
  • grotte
  • excavation
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1-3-6 SKIP code
3712.0 Four corner code
1-38-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d1e Unicode hex code