穴 - Dong Chinese dictionary

xué

cave

Depicts a cave opening.

Evolution

穴 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
穴 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
穴 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

xué

cave, den, hole; KangXi radical 116; cave; cavity; hole; acupuncture point; Taiwan pr. [xuè]

Most common words with 穴
Freq.
Word
Meaning

cave

洞穴

cave

穴位

acupuncture point

巢穴

lair

墓穴

tomb

Component uses

Iconic component in 1 character

Simplified component in 1 character