TAKOBOTO

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見張り
Readings
みはり
mihari
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
watch-keeping, guard, lookoutохра́нник, сто́рожBewachung, Aufsicht, Ausschau, Wache, Wächter, Posten, Aufseher

Kanji
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)

Example sentences
2人の兵士が、門のところで見張りをしていた。Parts: 二人 (ふたり), 兵士 (へいし), (かど), (ところ), 見張り (みはり)Two soldiers kept guard at the gate.

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