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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 守る (mamoru)

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Kana: まもる
Kanji: 守る
Romaji: mamoru

Type: Verb

Meaning: to protect; to guard; to defend; to keep (a promise); to abide (by the rules); to obey; to follow

Example sentences:

彼が必死でわたしを守ってくれたんですよ。
kare ga hisshi de watashi o mamotte kuretan desu yo.
He protected me with all his strength.

締め切りは一週間後だから期限を守るように。
shimekiri wa isshuukango dakara kigen o mamoru you ni.
The deadline is in a week so make sure to meet it.

学年一位を守るため早く帰って勉強しなくていいのかよ?
gakunen ichii o mamoru tame hayaku kaette benkyou shinakute ii no ka yo.
Don’t you need to go home and study in order to keep your place as top of the class?

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 守る (mamoru)

朝子さんは自分の力で守る!
asakosan wa jibun no chikara de mamoru.
I’ll protect Asako with my own strength!

私はただ、ご命令を守っただけなのです。
watashi wa tada, gomeirei o mamotta dake na no desu.
I was just obeying orders, that’s all.

その危険から妻を守ってやりたいと思います。
sono kiken kara tsuma o mamotte yaritai to omoimasu.
I want to protect my wife from such danger.

Similar words:

従う (shitagau); 防ぐ (fusegu); 庇う (kabau)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 保护 (bǎohù)
Korean: 보호하다 (bohohada)

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