守 (guard) kanji
Guard
This kanji has 6 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 3.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:guard, protect, defend, obey
On reading:シュ、ス
shu, su
Kun reading:まも-る、まも-り、もり、-もり、かみ
mamo-ru, mamo-ri, mori, -mori, kami

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守備
しゅび
defense, fielding ☆=ディフェンス a defender, a fielder ☆=ディフェンダー
留守
るす
being away, absence
約束を守る
やくそくをまもる
keep one's promise, fulfill my engagement (appointment)
お守り
おまもり
an amulet, a talisman
子守
こもり
a nurse, a nursemaid, a baby-sitter
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