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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

空洞

  1. cavity; hole; void

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of (“hole”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese , ,
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) , , 孔洞, 空洞, 空穴
Mandarin Beijing 窟窿
Jinan 窟窿
Xi'an 窟窿子, 窟窿
Wuhan 窟窿, 窟眼, 洞洞,
Chengdu 窟窿, 洞洞,
Yangzhou
Hefei 窟窿,
Cantonese Guangzhou 窿, 咕窿
Hong Kong 窿, 咕窿
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian 窿仔, 窿空仔
Jin Taiyuan 窟窿, 窟子
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou 空空
Min Nan Xiamen , 空口
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou 空口
Taipei
Philippines (Manila)
Chaozhou
Wu Suzhou
Wenzhou , , 窟窿
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng 眼貢,

AdjectiveEdit

空洞

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

SynonymsEdit

  • (abstract): 抽象 (chōuxiàng)

AntonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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

NounEdit

空洞 (hiragana くうどう, rōmaji kūdō)

  1. a hollow
    • 1924, 小川未明, 赤い船のお客:
       (ふえ) (なか)は、ただ (いっ) (ぽん) (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