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Noun (futsuumeishi)
hilt (of a sword), haft (of a dagger), handgripGriff, Schwertgriff

ON: ヘイKUN: がら, え, つか
design, knob, grip, crank, handle, character, nature, build, pattern, shaft

Example sentences
この赤色で柄全体がだいなしだ。Parts: 此の (この), 赤色 (せきしょく), (がら), 全体 (ぜんたい), 台無し (だいなし)The red kills the whole pattern.

われわれはそんなりっぱな家に住む柄ではない。Parts: 我々 (われわれ), そんな, 立派 (りっぱ), (いえ), 住む (すむ), (がら)It is not for us to live in such a fine house.

このペーズリー柄のネクタイ、あなたに似合うんじゃない?Parts: 此の (この), ペーズリー, (がら), ネクタイ, 貴方 (あなた), 似合う (にあう)Don't you think this paisley tie would look good on you?

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