Partial results:

ほるhoru Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to dig; to excavate; to hollow
  • to delve into
  • to dig up (e.g. vegetables)
  • (for two men) to have anal sex - slang - vulgar

日本nipponからkara中国chuugokuheトンネルTONNERUwo掘るhoruなどnadoというtoiuことkotohao話にならない話ninaranai Building a tunnel from Japan to China is out of the question.

直径chokkeiメートルMEETORUfukasaメートルMEETORUnoanawo掘るhoruのにnoniyaku時間jikanhanかかりましたkakarimashita It took me about two and a half hours to dig a hole one meter in diameter and two meters in depth.

くっさくkussaku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • digging out; excavation
ほりさげるhorisageru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to dig down; to delve into; to get to the bottom of (a matter); to investigate further
ほりおこすhoriokosu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to dig up; to unearth; to uncover
ほりだすhoridasu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to dig out; to pick up
ほりあてるhoriateru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to strike (gold, oil, etc.); to find (e.g. buried treasure); to dig up
ほりかえすhorikaesuirr. Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to dig up; to turn up; to tear up
  • to rake up (e.g. old scandal); to dig over

いくどとなくikudotonakuおのonowo埋めてumetehaきまってkimatteまたmataほりかえすhorikaesu永遠のeienno平和heiwagaやってくるyattekuru気配kehaimoないnai After countless burials of the hatchet, we always dig it up again. There doesn't seem to be any sign of an ever-lasting peace.

ほりだしものhoridashimono

noun:

  • (lucky) find; bargain; good buy; treasure trove

watashiha先日senjitsuそのsonoomisedeすばらしいsubarashii掘り出し物horidashimonowoしたshita I made a great find in the store the other day.

ほりつくすhoritsukusuirr. Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to work out (a mine); to exhaust (vein of ore)
ほりわりhoriwari

noun:

  • canal; waterway; ditch
くっしんkusshin Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • excavation; tunnel
ほりくずすhorikuzusu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to undermine; to sap; to dig away
くっさいkussai Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

ほりすすむhorisusumu Inflection

godan ~む verb:

  • to burrow through; to dig through
ほりこむhorikomu Inflection

godan ~む verb / transitive:

  • to carve into; to cut into; to dig into
ほったてhottate

noun:

  • erection of a pillar by sinking it directly into the ground
ほったてばしらhottatebashira

noun:

  • pillar sunk into the ground
くっそくこうkussokukou

noun:

  • Scaphopoda (class of molluscs comprising the tooth shells)
ほりいどhoriido

noun:

  • a well
ほりぬきいどhorinukiidoirr.

noun:

  • artesian well; tapped well
くっさくきkussakuki

noun:

  • excavator
ほったてごやhottategoyairr.

noun:

  • hut; shanty; hovel; shack 小屋
  • house built directly into the ground with no supporting stones
ほりごたつhorigotatsuirr.irr.

noun:

  • sunken kotatsu; low table over a hole in the floor (may have a heat source underneath and a hanging quilt to retain warmth) 炬燵
ほりぬくhorinukuirr. Inflection

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to dig through; to drill into; to excavate

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