Definition of 棟

  • ridgepole
  • ridge

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • トウ
  • むね
  • むな-

Popular Words With This Kanji

棟, とう

large building, building with a long roof, counter for buildings, apartments, etc.

病棟, びょうとう

(hospital) ward

別棟, べつむね, べっとう

separate building, outbuilding, outhouse

棟梁, とうりょう

chief support, pillar (e.g. of nation), leader, boss, master (craftsman), beams and ridge supports of a roof (orig. meaning)

上棟, じょうとう

raising the ridgepole

棟上げ, むねあげ

ridgepole-raising, setting up of the framework of a house

棟上げ式, むねあげしき

framework raising ceremony

棟木, むなぎ

ridgepole, ridge beam

寄せ棟造り, 寄棟造り, 寄せ棟造, 寄棟造, よせむねづくり

hip roof, hipped roof, building with a hip roof

寄せ棟造り, 寄棟造り, 寄せ棟造, 寄棟造, よせむねづくり

hip roof, hipped roof, building with a hip roof


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