Jisho

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Kun reading compounds

  • 鼬 【いたち】 weasel (esp. the Japanese weasel, Mustela itatsi), mustelid (any other member of the weasel family, incl. badgers, martens, minks, ferrets, otters, polecats, stoats, skunks, etc.)
  • 鼬穴熊 【いたちあなぐま】 ferret badger (esp. the Chinese ferret-badger, Melogale moschata)
  • 毛長鼬 【けながいたち】 polecat (Mustela putorius), ferret, fitch
  • 猫鼬 【ねこいたち】 mongoose

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you4
Korean:
yu

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5418 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
48427 Morohashi
7079 New Nelson (John Haig)
0a18.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-13-5 SKIP code
7571.6 Four corner code
1-83-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9f2c 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

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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

14 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
bear
Kun:
くま
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1105 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 熊掌 【ユウショウ】 bear's palm (meat treasured in Ancient China)
  • 熊の胆 【クマノイ】 bear's gall (used as medicine for the stomach), bear's bile

Kun reading compounds

  • 熊 【くま】 bear (any mammal of family Ursidae)
  • 熊手 【くまで】 rake, fork, bamboo rake
  • 蜂熊 【はちくま】 crested honey buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus), Oriental honey buzzard, pern
  • 黒熊 【くろくま】 black bear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiong2
Korean:
ung

Spanish

  • oso

Portuguese

French

  • ours
1148 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2791 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1987 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2410 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2149 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
389 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3530 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1823 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2479 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2022 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19294 Morohashi
2848 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3468 New Nelson (John Haig)
2003 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2159 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2740 2001 Kanji
4d10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-4 SKIP code
2133.1 Four corner code
2233.1 Four corner code
1-23-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
718a Unicode hex code