棟梁

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Chinese[edit]

roof beam (surname); beam of roof; bridge
trad. (棟梁)
simp. (栋梁)

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Noun[edit]

棟梁

  1. ridgepole
  2. (figuratively) pillar, anchor, mainstay

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: S
りょう
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

棟梁 (hiragana とうりょう, romaji tōryō)

  1. mastercraftsman