Kana: クツ、ほ.る
Romaji: kutsu,

Name Reading

Kana: ぼり
Romaji: bori


dig, delve, excavate

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  64
Frequency:  1257
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-3-8
Korean Reading:  gweol
Chinese Reading:  jue2
Unicode:  6398
JIS:  3721


Halpern Index: 496
Nelson Index: 1943
New Nelson Index: 2204
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3c8.32
Four Corner Index: 5707.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 1189
Gakken Index: 1276
Daikanwanjiten Index: 12264
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0278
Remembering the kanji Index: 1061
Kanji Flashcards Index: 576
Kodansha Compact Index: 897
Kanji in Context Index: 1259
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 364
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 454
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1070
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1141
Essential Kanji Index: 1265
Kodansha Kanji Index: 601
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1376
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1438


発掘 (はっくつ)
excavation; exhumation; discovery (e.g. new talent)
採掘 (さいくつ)
掘り下げる (ほりさげる)
to dig down; to delve into; to get to the bottom of (a matter); to investigate further
盗掘 (とうくつ)
illegal digging; illegal mining; grave robbing; tomb robbing
堀割 (ほりわり)
canal; waterway; ditch
掘る (ほる)
to dig; to excavate; to hollow; to delve into; to dig up (e.g. vegetables); (for two men) to have anal sex
掘削 (くっさく)
digging out; excavation
掘り出す (ほりだす)
to dig out; to pick up
掘り起こす (ほりおこす)
to reclaim; to dig up
掘り抜き井戸 (ほりぬきいど)
artesian well; tapped well
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