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[はしら()]
hashira
noun, suffix, counter

English Meaning(s) for 柱

noun
  1. pillar; post
  2. support; prop; mainstay
suffix, counter
  1. counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.

Definition and Synonyms for 柱

Pole a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
Synonyms: ポール, , , , , 竿, 竿
Post an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
Synonyms: 支柱, , , , , , 棒杙
Linchpin a central cohesive source of support and stability
Synonyms: かなめ, よりどころ, キーストーン, バックボーン, 中枢, 主柱, 基幹, 大黒柱, 屋台骨, , , 支柱, , , , 柱石, 要石
Pillar a fundamental principle or practice
Synonyms: 中枢, , , , 柱石, 棟梁
Mainstay a prominent supporter
Synonyms: 中枢, 大黒柱, 支柱, , , , 柱石, 棟梁
Column anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
Synonyms: コラム, タワー, 主柱, 円柱, , 支柱, , , , , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 柱

» pillar; post; cylinder; support

Categories 柱 is a member of

Form the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
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Rod a long thin implement made of metal or wood
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Support something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
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Rule a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
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Admirer a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
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Upright a vertical structural member as a post or stake
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 柱

Sample Sentences for 柱

Heavy posts are needed to sustain this bridge.
He leaned against the pillar and gazed at the Statue of Liberty.
They bound him to a pole.
A large pillar obstructs the view of the lake.
That pole is off vertical.

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