(kǒng)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. hole

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • kǒng > kong3

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
百孔千疮 bǎi kǒng qiān chuāng heavily damaged/(fig.) full of holes/riddled with problems
鼻孔 bí kǒng nostril/CL:隻|只[zhī]
槽孔 cáo kǒng slot/groove/slotted hole
插孔 chā kǒng jack/socket
齿孔 chǐ kǒng perforations (on a postage stamp)
穿孔 chuān kǒng to punch or bore a hole/to perforate/perforation
吹孔 chuī kǒng (of a musical instrument) blow hole
打孔器 dǎ kǒng qì hole puncher
打孔钻 dǎ kǒng zuàn auger/drill
弹孔 dàn kǒng bullet hole
底栖有孔虫 dǐ qī yǒu kǒng chóng benthic foraminifera
洞孔 dòng kǒng hole
多孔 duō kǒng porous
多孔动物 duō kǒng dòng wù Porifera (phylum of sponges)
多孔动物门 duō kǒng dòng wù mén (zoology) phylum Porifera (sponges)
多孔性 duō kǒng xìng porous/having many holes (e.g. filter gauze or sieve)
方孔钱 fāng kǒng qián round coin with a square hole in the middle, used in former times in China
海南孔雀雉 Hǎi nán kǒng què zhì (bird species of China) Hainan peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron katsumatae)
汗孔 hàn kǒng sweat pore
汗毛孔 hàn máo kǒng sweat pore
护孔环 hù kǒng huán (Tw) grommet
灰孔雀雉 huī kǒng què zhì (bird species of China) grey peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron bicalcaratum)
祭孔 jì Kǒng to offer sacrifices to Confucius
基孔肯雅热 jī kǒng kěn yǎ rè chikungunya fever
监视孔 jiān shì kǒng peephole
九孔 jiǔ kǒng abalone (Haliotis diversicolor)
九孔螺 jiǔ kǒng luó see 九孔[jiǔ kǒng]
孔版印刷 kǒng bǎn yìn shuā screen printing
孔丛子 Kǒng cóng zǐ the K'ung family Masters' anthology, collection of dialogues between Confucius and his disciples, possibly forged in third century by Wang Su 王肅|王肃[Wáng Sù]
孔道 kǒng dào opening providing access/the teaching of Confucius
孔德 Kǒng dé Auguste Comte (1798-1857), French philosopher
孔东 kǒng dōng condom (loanword)/see 安全套[ān quán tào]
孔洞 kǒng dòng small hole in an object
孔方兄 kǒng fāng xiōng (coll., humorous) money (so named because in former times, Chinese coins had a square hole in the middle)
孔夫子 Kǒng fū zǐ Confucius (551-479 BC), Chinese thinker and social philosopher, also known as 孔子[Kǒng zǐ]
孔教 Kǒng jiào Teaching of Confucius/Confucianism
孔径 kǒng jìng diameter of hole
孔林 Kǒng lín the Confucius family mausoleum at Qufu 曲阜, rebuilt and extended by every dynasty
孔门 Kǒng mén Confucius' school (i.e. his direct disciples)
孔孟 Kǒng Mèng Confucius and Mencius
孔孟之道 Kǒng Mèng zhī dào the teaching of Confucius and Mencius
孔庙 Kǒng miào Confucian temple
孔明 Kǒng míng courtesy name of Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮|诸葛亮[Zhū gě Liàng]
孔明灯 kǒng míng dēng sky lantern (miniature hot-air balloon used during festivals)
孔丘 Kǒng Qiū Confucius
孔雀 kǒng què peacock
孔雀河 Kǒng què Hé Peacock River in Xinjiang
孔雀女 kǒng què nǚ (Internet slang) spoiled city girl from a rich family
孔雀王朝 Kǒng què Wáng cháo Maurya Dynasty of India (322-185 BC)
孔雀座 Kǒng què zuò Pavo (constellation)
孔融 Kǒng Róng Kong Rong (153-208), poet of the Three Kingdoms period
孔融让梨 Kǒng Róng ràng lí Kong Rong giving up pears, classic moral story about Kong Rong 孔融[Kǒng Róng] picking up smaller pears while leaving the bigger ones to his older brothers, still used nowadays to educate the young on courtesy and modesty
孔尚任 Kǒng Shàng rèn Kong Shangren (1648-1718), Qing dramatist and poet, author of The Peach Blossom Fan 桃花扇[Táo huā Shàn]
孔圣人 Kǒng shèng rén the Sage Confucius
孔斯贝格 Kǒng sī bèi gé Kongsberg (city in Norway)
孔武 kǒng wǔ (literary) valorous
孔武有力 kǒng wǔ yǒu lì courageous and strong (idiom)/Herculean (physique etc)
孔隙 kǒng xì pore (geology)
孔穴 kǒng xué aperture/hole/cavity
孔眼 kǒng yǎn hole (e.g. of sieve or colander)
孔乙己 Kǒng Yǐ jǐ Kong Yiji, protagonist of short story by Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅[Lǔ Xùn]
孔殷 kǒng yīn urgent/numerous
孔颖达 Kǒng Yǐng dá Kong Yingda (574-648), Confucian scholar
孔子 Kǒng zǐ Confucius (551-479 BC), Chinese thinker and social philosopher, also known as 孔夫子[Kǒng fū zǐ]
孔子家语 Kǒng zǐ Jiā yǔ The School Sayings of Confucius, a supplement to the Analects/abbr. to 家語|家语[Jiā yǔ]
孔子学院 Kǒng zǐ Xué yuàn Confucius Institute, organization established internationally by the PRC, promoting Chinese language and culture
扩孔 kuò kǒng to widen a tube/to ream (i.e. widen a hole)
脸孔 liǎn kǒng face
绿孔雀 lǜ kǒng què (bird species of China) green peafowl (Pavo muticus)
毛孔 máo kǒng pore
锚链孔 máo liàn kǒng hawsehole (small hole for anchor cable or hawser in the side of ship)
毛细孔 máo xì kǒng pore
面孔 miàn kǒng face
膜孔 mó kǒng hole in the body of a musical instrument, covered with a membrane which produces a buzzing tone
排气孔 pái qì kǒng an air vent/a ventilation shaft
排水孔 pái shuǐ kǒng plughole/drainage hole
七孔 qī kǒng the seven apertures of the human head: 2 eyes, 2 ears, 2 nostrils, 1 mouth
气孔 qì kǒng air-bubble/pore/stoma
千疮百孔 qiān chuāng bǎi kǒng see 百孔千瘡|百孔千疮[bǎi kǒng qiān chuāng]
曲阜孔庙 Qū fù Kǒng miào temple to Confucius in his hometown Qufu
圣贤孔子鸟 shèng xián Kǒng zǐ niǎo Confuciusornis sanctus (Jurassic fossil bird)
十七孔桥 Shí qī kǒng Qiáo Seventeen-Arch Bridge in the Summer Palace 頤和園|颐和园[Yí hé yuán], Beijing
锁孔 suǒ kǒng keyhole
通风孔 tōng fēng kǒng air vent/louvre
桶孔 tǒng kǒng bunghole
瞳孔 tóng kǒng pupil (of eye)
通气孔 tōng qì kǒng an airvent/a louvre/airflow orifice
网孔 wǎng kǒng mesh
微孔膜 wēi kǒng mó microporous membrane
无孔不钻 wú kǒng bù zuān lit. leave no hole undrilled (idiom)/to latch on to every opportunity
泄殖肛孔 xiè zhí gāng kǒng cloaca (of bird or reptile)
心孔 xīn kǒng see 心竅|心窍[xīn qiào]
钥匙洞孔 yào shi dòng kǒng keyhole
一鼻孔出气 yī bí kǒng chū qì lit. to breathe through the same nostril (idiom)/fig. two people say exactly the same thing (usually derog.)/to sing from the same hymn sheet
一孔之见 yī kǒng zhī jiàn partial view/limited outlook
溢流孔 yì liú kǒng bleed hole/overflow pipe/spill vent
有孔虫 yǒu kǒng chóng foraminifera
圆孔 yuán kǒng round hole
针孔 zhēn kǒng pinhole
针孔摄影机 zhēn kǒng shè yǐng jī pinhole camera (for espionage, voyeurism etc)
栉孔扇贝 zhì kǒng shàn bèi Farrer's scallop (Chlamys farreri), aka Chinese scallop
钻孔 zuān kǒng to bore a hole/to drill/drilled hole

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