空洞

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
くう
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: S
on'yomi

NounEdit

空洞 (hiragana くうどう, romaji kūdō)

  1. a hollow
    • 1924, 小川未明, 赤い船のお客:
       (ふえ) (なか)は、ただ一本 (いっぽん)空洞 (くうどう) (たけ)にしかすぎませんでした。
      fue no naka wa, tada ippon no kūdō no take ni shika sugimasen deshita.
      The inside of the flute was nothing more than the hollow of a piece of bamboo.
  2. cave

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kōngdòng
Zhuyin ㄎㄨㄥ ㄉㄨㄥˋ
IPA (key) /kʰʊŋ⁵⁵ tʊŋ⁵¹/
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AdjectiveEdit

空洞 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin kōngdòng)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) empty

NounEdit

空洞 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin kōngdòng)

  1. cavity; hole; void
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 02:59