(kēng)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. pit
  2. hole
  3. defraud

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
凹坑 āo kēng concave depression/crater
避弹坑 bì dàn kēng foxhole
避坑落井 bì kēng luò jǐng to dodge a pit only to fall into a well (idiom)/out of the frying pan into the fire
大坑 dà kēng Tai Hang District, Hong Kong
弹坑 dàn kēng bomb crater
蹲坑 dūn kēng Turkish toilet/squat toilet/to vacate one's bowels
粪坑 fèn kēng latrine pit/cesspit
焚书坑儒 fén shū kēng rú to burn the Confucian classics and bury alive the Confucian scholars (acts supposedly committed by the first emperor 秦始皇[Qín Shǐ huáng])
古坑 Gǔ kēng Gukeng or Kukeng township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县[Yún lín xiàn], Taiwan
古坑乡 Gǔ kēng xiāng Gukeng or Kukeng township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县[Yún lín xiàn], Taiwan
火坑 huǒ kēng pit of fire/fig. living hell
基坑 jī kēng foundation groove/trench for building foundation
坑道 kēng dào mine shaft/gallery/tunnel
坑爹 kēng diē (Internet slang) dishonest/fraudulent/deceptive
坑洞 kēng dòng hole/pit/pothole
坑害 kēng hài to trap/to frame
坑井 kēng jǐng (mine) galleries and pits
坑坎 kēng kǎn uneven (road)/depression (in terrain)
坑坑洼洼 kēng keng wā wā bumpy/full of potholes
坑口 Kēng kǒu Hang Hau (area in Hong Kong)
坑蒙 kēng mēng to swindle
坑蒙拐骗 kēng mēng guǎi piàn to swindle/to cheat
坑木 kēng mù pit prop
坑骗 kēng piàn to cheat/to swindle
坑人 kēng rén to cheat sb
坑杀 kēng shā to bury alive/to ensnare
坑洼 kēng wā pothole/dip in the road
矿坑 kuàng kēng mine/mine shaft
满坑满谷 mǎn kēng mǎn gǔ (idiom) all over the place/in every nook and cranny/packed to the rafters
毛坑 máo kēng variant of 茅坑[máo kēng]
茅坑 máo kēng latrine pit/latrine
墓坑 mù kēng tomb pit
墓坑夯土层 mù kēng hāng tǔ céng layer filled with rammed earth in a tomb pit (archeology)
泥坑 ní kēng mud pit/mire/morass
散兵坑 sǎn bīng kēng foxhole (military)
沙坑 shā kēng sandbox/jumping pit (athletics)/sand trap, bunker (golf)
沙坑杆 shā kēng gān sand wedge (golf)
深坑 Shēn kēng Shenkeng township in New Taipei City 新北市[Xīn běi shì], Taiwan
渗坑 shèn kēng sewage pit
深坑乡 Shēn kēng xiāng Shenkeng township in New Taipei City 新北市[Xīn běi shì], Taiwan
水坑 shuǐ kēng puddle/water hole/sump
跳出釜底进火坑 tiào chū fǔ dǐ jìn huǒ kēng out of the frying pan into the fire (idiom)
跳出火坑 tiào chū huǒ kēng lit. to jump out of a fire pit (idiom)/to escape from a living hell/to free oneself from a life of torture
无底坑 wú dǐ kēng the bottomless pit (Hell in the Bible)/pitless (elevator)
污水坑 wū shuǐ kēng cesspit
陷坑 xiàn kēng pitfall/pit as animal trap
一个萝卜一个坑 yī gè luó bo yī gè kēng lit. every turnip to its hole (idiom)/fig. each person has his own position/each to his own/horses for courses/every kettle has its lid
俑坑 yǒng kēng pit with funerary figures/pit containing terracotta warriors
月坑 yuè kēng lunar crater
陨坑 yǔn kēng meteorite crater
陨石坑 yǔn shí kēng meteorite impact crater
占着茅坑不拉屎 zhàn zhe máo kēng bù lā shǐ lit. to occupy a latrine but not shit (proverb)/fig. to be a dog in the manger
撞击坑 zhuàng jī kēng impact crater

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