Japanese Word Entry

大穴
Kana:おおあな
Romaji:ooana
Definitions:
  1. large hole

  2. great deficit, heavy losses

  3. big and unexpected winnings, a killing (e.g. on a race)

  4. dark horse (horse racing)


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Chinese characters used in this word

large, big, great, vast, high
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄚˋ (dà), ㄉㄞˋ (dài), ㄊㄞˋ (tài)
Cantonese: daai6
Japanese: ダイ (dai)、 タイ (tai)、 タ (ta) / おお- (oo-)、 おお.きい (ookii)、 -おお.いに (-ooini)、 はじめ (hajime)、 おおいに (ooini)
Korean: 대 (dae), 다 (da), 태 (tae)
Vietnamese: đại, thái

hole, aperture, slit, cave, den, KangXi radical 116
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄩㄝˋ (xuè), ㄒㄩㄝˊ (xué), ㄐㄩㄝˊ (jué)
Cantonese: jyut6
Japanese: ケツ (ketsu) / あな (ana)
Korean: 혈 (hyeol)
Vietnamese: huyệt