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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 留守 (rusu)

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Kana: るす
Kanji: 留守
Romaji: rusu

Type: noun; verb (留守する)

Meaning: absence; being away from home; house-sitting

Example sentences:

お留守だと申し上げました。
orusu da to moushiagemashita.
I told you he was not at home.

その件で議論するのはよそう。ともかく、さっきの申し出については、わたしが留守の間に考えておいてくれるね?
sono ken de giron suru no wa yosou. tomokaku, sakki no moushide ni tsuite wa, watashi ga rusu no aida ni kangaete oite kureru ne.
We won’t argue that. Will you think over my proposition while I’m gone?

小林はその前長いこと町を留守にしていた。
kobayashi wa sono mae nagai koto machi o rusu ni shite ita.
Kobayashi had for some time previously not been living in this town.

妹さんはお留守のようですね?
imouto san wa orusu no you desu ne.
Your sister is not home?

すると連中は留守なんですかね?
suru to renchuu wa rusu nan desu ka ne.
So they are not at home?

あなたのとこへ昨日留守中に手紙が来てたよ。
anata no toko e kinou rusuchuu ni tegami ga kiteta yo.
A letter came for you yesterday when you were out.

Similar words:

不在 (fuzai)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 不在家 (bù zàijiā)
Korean: 부재중 (bujaejung)

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