Japanese Learning

N3 Kanji 167:柱

Meaning

In Japanese,柱 means “pillar”. 

How to read it:

Kunyomi:はしら
Onyomi:ちゅう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
柱(はしら)を立(た)てる→set up a pillar

Onyomi:
電柱(でんちゅう)→electricity pole

Origin:

柱 = 木 + 主, 主 means “main”. So it means that the tree is the main material of pillar.
So 柱 means “pillar”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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