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Meaning of 掘

dig; delve; excavate





Learn Japanese kanji: 【 クツ / ほ(る) 】.

Meaning: dig; delve; excavate.

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Example #1

sono inu wa ana o hotte ita.
The dog was digging a hole.
Example #2

watashi wa sono kaseki o hakkutsu shimashita.
I excavated the fossil.
Example #3

kare wa nadare no shita kara horidasareta.
He was dug out from under the avalanche.
Example #4

karera wa atarashii haka o horiokoshi hajimeta.
They began digging new graves.
Example #5

karera wa sekiyu o meate ni tochi o shikutsu shite iru.
They are prospecting the land for oil.

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