Japanese Learning

N2 Kanji 83:掘

Meaning

In Japanese,掘 means “to  dig”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:ほ
Onyomi:くつ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
掘(ほ)る→to dig

Onyomi:
採掘(さいくつ)する→to mine

Origin:

You can see someone bending his body. When you dig something, you need to bend your body.
So 掘 means “to dig”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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