Definition of 穿

  • put on (to the feet)
  • dig
  • pierce
  • drill

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セン
  • うが

Popular Words With This Kanji

履く, 佩く, 穿く, 着く, 帯く, はく

to put on (or wear) lower-body clothing (i.e. pants, skirt, etc.), to put on (or wear) footwear, to affix a sword to one's hip, to affix a bowstring to a bow

穿つ, うがつ

to drill, to bore, to pierce, to put on, to wear, to be true to (nature), to hit (the mark)

穿る, ほじる, ほじくる

to dig up, to peck at, to pick (nose, teeth, etc.), to pry into, to examine, to dredge up

穿孔, せんこう

perforation, punching (a hole), rupture, punch

穿通, せんつう

penetration

穿鑿, せんさく

scrutiny, digging into, excavation, inquiry into, enquiry into, prying

穿山甲, せんざんこう

pangolin

下ばき, 下穿き, 下穿, したばき

undershorts, underpants

胃穿孔, いせんこう

perforation of stomach ulcer

雨垂れ石を穿つ, あまだれいしをうがつ

slow but steady wins the race, constant effort will result in success, constant dripping wears away a stone


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