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クツ/KUTSU/    ほ.る/クツ/ほ.る/

dig;  delve;  excavate Frenchcreuser;  fouiller;  déterrer Portuguesecavar;  cova;  escavar Spanishcavar;  excavar;  taladrar;  hurgar en

Radical: (hand).   Strokes: 11画.   Elements: |山尸扌.   Pinyin: jué.   Hangul:  [gul]  [gweol].   Nanori: ぼりbori.

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N2.

Example compounds:
クツKUTSUしくつshikutsu】prospecting; trial digging
とうくつtōkutsu】illegal digging; illegal mining; grave robbing; tomb robbing
horuほるhoru】to dig; to dig up (e.g. vegetables); (for two men) to have anal sex
釜をかまをほるkamawohoru】to perform anal sex; to crash one's car into the back of another
お釜をおかまをほるokamawohoru】to perform anal sex; to crash a car into the back of another (usu. used in the passive voice)
Codepoints and classification codes:
23-01JIS X 0208
5707.2Four Corner
1376De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1943Classic Nelson
2204The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
496New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
364Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1061Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1276A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
1265Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
12264Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 5 p. 278
1189A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1803Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
576Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1438Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1259Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
897Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1070Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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