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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
Radical
木 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. pillar, post, cylinder, support
Readings
Kun'yomi: はしら。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ジュウ。(Go-on Reading)
チュウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 柱

Dictionary Entries for 柱

hashira
noun
  1. pillar; post
  2. support; prop; mainstay
  3. counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.
chuu
ji
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. bridge (of a koto, etc.)
  2. cylinder; prism
juu
noun
  1. fret (of a biwa)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 柱

Construction of Character for 柱

Radicals and parts present in 柱
Radical tree, wood Kanji Details »
Part dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3) Kanji Details »
Part king, rule, magnate Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 柱
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」、「主」は灯火の炎を象り、じっと一箇所に止まっていることを意味。一箇所に止った木。

Kanji related to 柱

  • 宿

    殿

  • 稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 柱

French
  1. poteau, cylindre, support
Portuguese
  1. pilar, poste, cilindro, apoio
Spanish
  1. pilar, columna, poste

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