Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
大穴
Kana Reading
おおあな
Romaji
ōana
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    large hole
    Example sentence
    仮に競馬たまたま大穴当てたしましょう Let's suppose you happen to strike it rich at the races.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    great deficit; heavy losses
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    big and unexpected winnings; a killing (e.g. on a race)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    dark horse (horse racing)

Examples of 大穴, おおあな in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

5 strokes

hole, aperture, slit, cave, den

On'Yomi: ケツ

Kun'Yomi: あな

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JLPT 5

3 strokes

large, big

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