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Kanji Detail for 棟 - "ridgepole, building, counter for houses, etc"

  • Meaning

    棟 means "ridgepole, building, counter for houses, etc."

    1. Roof peak - The highest part of a roof.

    2. Lumber - Wood used for building a house.

    3. Head - A leader or important person.

    4. Star name - An alternate name for the constellation of Taurus.

    5. Counting word for houses - A word used to count houses.

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