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留守留主
Readings
るす
rusu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
absence, being away from homeabsence (de chez soi)

house-sitting, house-sitter
usu. as お留守になる
being left unattended to (of one's studies, etc.), neglectingотсу́тствовать, не быть до́маAbwesenheit, Ausbleiben, Zuhausebleiben, Haushüten

Kanji
ON: リュウ, ルKUN: と.める, と.まる, とど.める, とど.まる, るうぶる
detain, fasten, halt, stop

ON: シュ, スKUN: まも.る, まも.り, もり, -もり, かみ
guard, protect, defend, obey

ON: リュウ, ルKUN: と.める, と.まる, とど.める, とど.まる, るうぶる
detain, fasten, halt, stop

ON: シュ, ス, シュウKUN: ぬし, おも, あるじ
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

Example sentences
彼女に留守を頼んで外出しました。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 留守 (るす), 頼む (たのむ), 外出 (がいしゅつ)I went on the trip, leaving the house in her care.

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