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防御防禦
Readings
ぼうぎょ
bougyo
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
defense, defence, safeguard, protectiondéfense, protectionVerteidigung, Abwehr, Gegenwehr, Defensive

Kanji
ON: ボウKUN: ふせ.ぐ
ward off, defend, protect, resist

ON: ギョ, ゴKUN: おん-, お-, み-
honorable, manipulate, govern

ON: ボウKUN: ふせ.ぐ
ward off, defend, protect, resist

ON: ギョ, ゴKUN: ふせ.ぐ
defend, protect, resist, ward off

Example sentences
その市の防御は堅固だ。Parts: 其の (その), (し), 防御 (ぼうぎょ), 堅固 (けんご)The defenses of the city are strong.

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