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柄 means 'pattern'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 840   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 123 words   Used in 318 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヘイ
Kun
     がら pattern, design
Kun    つか hilt (of a sword)
Name    から   ら
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This essay will help you grasp a kanji with a dizzying array of meanings. By reading about 柄, you'll learn how to say the following:
  • Her true character is starting to show.
  • I'm on good terms with him.
  • He seems familiar with the subject.
  • I want to talk with him about the matter.
  • His arrogance is no longer tolerable.
  • She swears by that brand.
  • She married him for his family name.
  • The red kills the whole pattern.
  • My son is tall for his age.
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⿰   tree   third  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 柄 is used 10 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 柄 is used 119 times, read 4 ways (with 3 variations).
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ヘイ : 13 words FIND ALL
1
Most common form: 押柄
arrogance; haughtiness; insolence
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ヘイ (read as ぺい) : 2 words FIND ALL
0
Most common form: 権柄尽く
noun
dictatorial; imperious
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がら : 86 words FIND ALL
1
noun, noun (suffix)
1. pattern; design
noun
2. body build; figure; physique
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え : 9 words FIND ALL
0
noun
1. handle; grip
2. stalk (of a mushroom, leaf, etc.)
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つか : 4 words FIND ALL
2
noun
hilt (of a sword); haft (of a dagger); handgrip
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つか (read as づか) : 4 words FIND ALL
0
noun
knife attached to the sheath of a sword
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から: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
1. trunk; stem; stalk  (archaic)
2. shaft (of an arrow)
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Henshall: 1776  Joy o' Kanji : 1776  Key to Kanji:

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ヘイ   え    がら pattern, design   
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ヘイ    #3, 3rd   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ナイ   ダイ   うち inside   
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wide
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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stick   
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