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Meaning restricted to 見張る
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
to stand watch, to stand guard, to look outgarder, ouvrir grand les yeux, regarder

See also: 目を見張る
to open one's eyes widedie Augen weit aufreißen, beobachten, aufmerksam ansehen, wachen, bewachen, überwachen

ON: ケンKUN: み.る, み.える, み.せる
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

ON: ドウ, トウKUN: みは.る
stare intently

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
ビキニスタイルの美少女は浜辺では目を見張らすものだった。Parts: ビキニ, スタイル, 美少女 (びしょうじょ), 浜辺 (はまべ), (め), 見張る (みはる), (もの)The pretty girl in the bikini was an eye-opener on the beach.

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