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English Reference for hashira (はしら)

  1. noun pillar, post
  2. support, prop, mainstay
  3. suffix counter counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.
Example sentences
A large pillar obstructs the view of the lake
He leaned against the pillar and gazed at the Statue of Liberty
He bumped his head against a post
A cat was sharpening its claws against a post
They bound him to a pole
The bridge is supported by 10 posts
These pillars support the stage
Heavy posts are needed to sustain this bridge
Overseas food exports are one of the mainstays of agribusiness
The dog was chained to the post
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