cave; cavity; hole; acupuncture point; Taiwan pr.

strokes 5
strokes after radical 0
阿是穴 阿是穴 a1 shi4 xue2
painful point (in acupuncture); ashi point; tender spot

八风穴 八風穴 ba1 feng1 xue2
"eight wind points", name of a set of acupuncture points (EX-LE-10), four on each foot

八会穴 八會穴 ba1 hui4 xue2
the eight influential points (acupuncture)

扁穴 扁穴 bian3 xue2
tonsil; now written 扁桃體|扁桃体

不入虎穴,焉得虎子 不入虎穴,焉得虎子 bu4 ru4 hu3 xue2 - yan1 de2 hu3 zi3
How do you catch the tiger cub without entering the tiger's lair? (idiom); Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

巢穴 巢穴 chao2 xue2
lair; nest; den; hideout

点穴 點穴 dian3 xue2
to hit a pressure point (martial arts); dim mak; see also 點脈|点脉

洞穴 洞穴 dong4 xue2
cave; cavern

匪穴 匪穴 fei3 xue2
bandit den; rebel stronghold

坟穴 墳穴 fen2 xue2

风穴 風穴 feng1 xue2
wind cave

空穴来风 空穴來風 kong1 xue2 lai2 feng1
lit. wind from an empty cave (idiom); fig. unfounded (story); baseless (claim)

孔穴 孔穴 kong3 xue2
aperture; hole; cavity

空穴 空穴 kong4 xue2
electron hole

空穴来风未必无因 空穴來風未必無因 kong4 xue2 lai2 feng1 wei4 bi4 wu2 yin1
wind does not come from an empty cave without reason; there's no smoke without fire (idiom)

墓穴 墓穴 mu4 xue2
tomb; grave

千里之堤,溃于蚁穴 千里之堤,潰於蟻穴 qian1 li3 zhi1 di1 - kui4 yu2 yi3 xue2
An ant hole causing the collapse of a great dike.; Huge damage from a moment's negligence. (idiom)

曲池穴 曲池穴 qu1 chi2 xue2
Quchi acupoint LI11, at the lateral end of the elbow crease

兽穴 獸穴 shou4 xue2
animal den

腧穴 腧穴 shu4 xue2
acupuncture point

俞穴 俞穴 shu4 xue2
acupuncture point

死穴 死穴 si3 xue2
lethal point (acupuncture); vulnerable spot; Achilles' heel

太阳穴 太陽穴 tai4 yang2 xue2
temple (on the sides of human head)

挖穴 挖穴 wa1 xue2
to excavate; to dig out a cave

武穴 武穴 wu3 xue2
Wuxue county level city in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈, Hubei

武穴市 武穴市 wu3 xue2 shi4
Wuxue county level city in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈, Hubei

穴播 穴播 xue2 bo1
bunch planting

穴道 穴道 xue2 dao4
acupuncture point; acupoint

穴居 穴居 xue2 ju1
to live in a cave; (of animals) to be of burrowing habit

穴居人 穴居人 xue2 ju1 ren2
cave man

穴脉 穴脈 xue2 mai4
node (center of energy); acupuncture point; Chakra

穴鸟 穴鳥 xue2 niao3
jackdaw (family Corvidae)

穴头 穴頭 xue2 tou5
(show business) promoter

穴位 穴位 xue2 wei4
acupuncture point

岩穴 岩穴 yan2 xue2
grotto; cave

阴穴 陰穴 yin1 xue2
cave; (coll.) vagina

淫穴 淫穴 yin2 xue2
pussy; cunt; twat

走穴 走穴 zou3 xue2
(of itinerant entertainers) to tour, playing in many venues