Definition of 凹

  • concave
  • hollow
  • sunken


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • オウ
  • くぼ
  • へこ
  • ぼこ

Popular Words With This Kanji

凹, おう

concave, hollow, sunken

凹凸, おうとつ

unevenness, roughness, ruggedness

凹む, へこむ

to be dented, to be indented, to yield to, to give, to sink, to collapse, to cave in, to be snubbed, to be overwhelmed, to feel down, to be forced to yield

凹み, 窪み, くぼみ, へこみ

hollow, cavity, dent, depression

窪む, 凹む, くぼむ

to cave in, to become depressed, to sink

凸凹, でこぼこ, とつおう

unevenness, roughness, ruggedness

凹田, くぼた

rice field in a low place

凹版, おうはん, おうばん

intaglio (printing)

凹ませる, へこませる

to dent, to indent, to depress, to humiliate

凹形, 凹型, おうけい, おうがた


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