Definition of 孔

  • cavity
  • hole
  • slit
  • very
  • great
  • exceedingly


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • コウ
  • あな

Popular Words With This Kanji

穴, 孔, あな

hole, deficit, shortage, missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.), vacancy, opening, flaw, profitable place (or item, etc.) not well known by others, upset victory (with a large payoff), pit (of a theater), hiding place, underbelly (of society, etc.)

孔子, こうし


瞳孔, どうこう

pupil, pupillary

孔雀, くじゃく, くざく, クジャク

peafowl (inc. the male peacock, female peahen, and young peachick)

毛穴, 毛孔, 毛あな, けあな, もうく

pores (of the skin)

噴火口, 噴火孔, ふんかこう


噴気孔, ふんきこう

fumarole, blowhole (of a whale, etc.)

気孔, きこう


鼻孔, びこう

nostril, nostrils, naris, nares

隕石孔, いんせきこう

meteorite crater

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