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

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On reading compounds

  • 洞察 【ドウサツ】 discernment, insight
  • 洞穴 【ホラアナ】 cave, cavern, den, grotto
  • 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
Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong, tong

Spanish

  • cavidad
  • hueco
  • excavación
  • prever

Portuguese

  • gruta
  • caverna
  • escavação

French

  • antre
  • grotte
  • excavation
1661 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1756 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2546 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1468 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
821 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1301 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1380 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1844 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1191 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
455 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
183 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17386 Morohashi
380 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3125 New Nelson (John Haig)
181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
193 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1276 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
349 2001 Kanji
3a6.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3712.0 Four corner code
38-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d1e Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 巣窟 【ソウクツ】 den, haunt, hangout, nest, lair
  • 私娼窟 【シショウクツ】 brothel, house of ill repute, red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 岩屋 【いわや】 cavern, grotto

Readings

Chinese:
ku1
Korean:
gul

Spanish

Portuguese

French

  • grotte
  • caverne
3331 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1943 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2923 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2032 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1335 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25552 Morohashi
2328 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4206 New Nelson (John Haig)
2615 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1420 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3m10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-5-8 SKIP code
3027.2 Four corner code
23-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a9f Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
submerge, conceal, hide, lower (voice), hush
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 潜水 【センスイ】 diving, submerging, going underwater
  • 潜在 【センザイ】 potentiality, dormancy, latency
  • 原潜 【ゲンセン】 nuclear submarine
  • 対潜 【タイセン】 antisubmarine

Kun reading compounds

  • 潜む 【ひそむ】 to lurk, to be hidden, to be concealed, to lie dormant, to be latent
  • 潜る 【もぐる】 to dive (into or under water), to get under, to get into, to get in, to creep into, to crawl under, to bury oneself, to burrow into, to dig oneself into, to snuggle under, to hide oneself (esp. from the government), to conceal oneself, to go underground
  • 潜る 【くぐる】 to go under, to pass under, to go through, to pass through, to dive (into or under the water), to evade, to get around, to slip past, to survive, to surmount
  • 潜める 【ひそめる】 to hide, to conceal, to lower volume (of a sound or one's voice) so as not to be heard, to become quiet and inconspicuous

Readings

Chinese:
qian2
Korean:
jam

Spanish

  • esconderse
  • ocultarse
  • silenciar

Portuguese

  • submergir
  • esconder
  • ocultar
  • abaixar (voz)
  • calar

French

  • s'immerger
  • se cacher
  • se dissimuler
  • s'embusquer
  • voix basse
  • chut!
1497 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1302 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2703 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1458 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1501 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2272 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
937 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
967 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1393 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1251 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
922 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
680 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
852 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18241 Morohashi
746 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3337 New Nelson (John Haig)
844 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
907 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1779 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
378 2001 Kanji
3a12.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
3516.3 Four corner code
32-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6f5c Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
water
Kun:
みずみず-
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
223 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 水 【スイ】 Wednesday, shaved ice (served with flavored syrup), water (fifth of the five elements)
  • 水位 【スイイ】 water level
  • 用水 【ヨウスイ】 irrigation water, water for fire, city water, cistern water
  • 浄水 【ジョウスイ】 clean water

Kun reading compounds

  • 水 【みず】 water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water), fluid (esp. in an animal tissue), liquid, flood, floodwaters, water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout, break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
  • 水揚げ 【みずあげ】 landing, unloading (e.g. a ship), catch (of fish), takings, sales (of a shop), defloration (e.g. of a geisha), preservation (of cut flowers, in ikebana)
  • 飲み水 【のみみず】 drinking water, potable water
  • 呼び水 【よびみず】 pump-priming, rousing, stimulation

Readings

Japanese names:
うず、 ずみ、 つ、 ど、 み、 みさ、 みつ、 みな、 みん
Chinese:
shui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • agua

Portuguese

  • água

French

  • eau
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
16 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
40 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
144 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2482 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
16 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
68 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
54 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
21 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
21 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
19 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1151 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
10 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
132 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17083 Morohashi
10 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3030 New Nelson (John Haig)
130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
166 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
31 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
3a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
1223.0 Four corner code
31-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c34 Unicode hex code