ChineseEdit

 
(a measure word); to support; to sustain
(a measure word); to support; to sustain; to erect; to raise; branch; division; to draw money
pillar
simp. and trad.
(支柱)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

支柱

  1. (literally) pillar; prop
  2. (figuratively) mainstay; backbone

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
ちゅう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

NounEdit

()(ちゅう) (shichū

  1. (construction, architecture) brace, prop, strut, supporting pillar, supporting column, post