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ChineseEdit

 
emptied; leisure; air; sky; empty; in vain
cave; hole
simp. and trad.
(空洞)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

空洞

  1. cavity; hole; void

AdjectiveEdit

空洞

  1. empty
  2. abstract; vacuous; hollow; shallow

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
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