Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
pillar, post, cylinder, support
Kun:
はしら
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 柱 【チュウ】 bridge (of a koto, etc.), cylinder, prism
  • 柱状 【チュウジョウ】 in the shape of a pillar or column
  • 支柱 【シチュウ】 prop, stay, support, brace, fulcrum
  • 氷柱 【ツララ】 icicle, ice pillar, ice

Kun reading compounds

  • 柱 【はしら】 pillar, post, support, prop, mainstay, counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.
  • 柱書 【はしらがき】 introductory clause of a law, patent, etc., chapeau, main paragraph
  • 杖柱 【つえはしら】 person upon whom one relies
  • 心の柱 【しんのはしら】 central pillar of a pagoda

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • pilar
  • columna
  • poste

Portuguese

  • pilar
  • poste
  • cilindro
  • apoio

French

  • poteau
  • cylindre
  • support
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1872 2001 Kanji
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1-4-5 SKIP code
4091.4 Four corner code
35-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67f1 Unicode hex code