One dried pine needle was laying on the floor of my room.
The pine needle spun ten times and fell into a puddle.
Getting this raise will finally enable me to buy a Matsuba crab for my parents.
The leaves of a pine are not really leaves, they're more like needles, thus making this word pine needle.
If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well. The 葉 gets rendaku'd to ば though, so watch out for that.