窟窿

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Chinese[edit]

cave; hole cavity; hole
simp. and trad.
(窟窿)
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Etymology[edit]

From disyllabification of ("hole, aperture"; Old Chinese *khlooŋʔ, by Zhengzhang Shangfang). Compare Korean 구멍 (gumeong, "hole") and (gul, "cave, hole").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

窟窿

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) hole; cavity
  2. (Intermediate Mandarin) deficit; debt