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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
care-taking, house-sitting, house-watchinggardien d'une maison dont le maître est absent

caretaker, house-sitterHaushüten, Haushüter
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: バンKUN: つが.い
turn, number in a series

Example sentences
その子は留守番をしなければならないと言って怒っていた。Parts: 其の (その), (こ), 留守番 (るすばん), ねばならない (ねばなりません), 言う (いう), 怒る (おこる)The boy was cross at having to stay at home.

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