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柱 means 'pillar'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1331   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 7    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 51    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 105 words   Used in 123 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   チュウ
Kun
   はしら pillar
⿰   tree   master  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 柱 is used 9 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 柱 is used 98 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
チュウ : 48 words FIND ALL
prop; brace; fulcrum
4
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チュウ (read as じゅう) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
fret (of a biwa)
8
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はしら : 11 words FIND ALL
noun
1. pillar; post
2. support; prop; mainstay
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1
4
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はしら (read as ばしら) : 34 words FIND ALL
1. column; shaft; cylinder  (this meaning is restricted to form 円柱)
noun
2. round pillar (esp. in buildings)  (see also: 角柱; usu. まるばしら)
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5
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はしら (read as ぱしら) : 4 words FIND ALL
noun
aggressiveness; competitive spirit; fighting spirit  (see also: 鼻柱; from 鼻柱: septum)
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Henshall: 366 (originally: 345)  Joy o' Kanji : 345  Key to Kanji: 739 

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チュウ   はしら pillar   
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4
シュ   ス   master   ぬし landlord   おも main   
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2
オウ    king   
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3
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
1
dot   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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1
ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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1
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
1
stick   
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