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English Reference for tsue (つえ)

Kanji
Kana
つえ
tsue
Definitions
noun cane, walking stick, staff, wand
Example sentences
The old man leaned on his staff
He supported himself with a stick
The old man walked with a stick
A staff is used to help steady yourself when walking, much like a cane
The stick didn't help him any
In Singapore, a way to punish criminals is to whip them, or hit them several strokes with a cane, on their backs
Forewarned is forearmed
It crawls on all fours as a baby, then learns to walk on two legs, and finally needs a cane in old age
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