Meaning

Primary

Excavation

Alternatives

Digging Up, Discovery

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

Let's departure on our digging up of this site. It is more than just digging, we're going somewhere and learning new things with this dig. This is an excavation!

Reading

はっくつ
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own. Be careful of the getting shortened.

Context

Context Sentences

化石発掘のバイトをしてみませんか。楽しいですよ!

Would you like to do a part-time job in fossil excavation? It'll be fun!

この鉱山では三十年ほど前まで鉄鉱石が発掘できました。

Until about 30 years ago, iron ore could be found in this mine.

そのタレントはスター発掘オーディションで発掘されました。

The talent was discovered through a star search audition.

ある日、金を求めて穴を掘っていると、大量の古代ギリシャのお宝を発掘しました。

One day, he excavated a large number of old Greek treasures while digging for gold.

Kanji Composition