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Noun (futsuumeishi)
gatekeeper, door guard, doorman, concierge, janitorTorwächter, Torhüter, Pförtner, Concierge, Portier

ON: モンKUN: かど, と
gate, counter for cannons

ON: バンKUN: つが.い
turn, number in a series

Example sentences
門番は門を通りぬけるのを許してくれた。Parts: 門番 (もんばん), (かど), 通り抜ける (とおりぬける), 許す (ゆるす), 呉れる (くれる)The gatekeeper permitted me through the gate.

門から入りかけていた婦人とその門番に止められた。Parts: (かど), から, 入る (はいる), 掛ける (かける), 婦人 (ふじん), 其の (その), 門番 (もんばん), 止める (とめる)The lady and her dog that were entering at the gate were stopped by the gatekeeper.

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