Japanese Dictionary

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棟梁

Kana Reading
とうりょう
Romaji
tōryō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), `taru' adjective
    Meaning
    chief support; pillar (e.g. of nation); leader
    Example sentence
    将来国家棟梁たるべき He has the capacity to be a future leader of the nation.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    boss; master (craftsman)
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    beams and ridge supports of a roof (orig. meaning)

Examples of 棟梁, とうりょう in a sentence


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