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Noun (futsuumeishi)
watch-keeping, guard, lookoutохра́нник, сто́рожBewachung, Aufsicht, Ausschau, Wache, Wächter, Posten, Aufseher

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.

おそらく、見張りに重大な欠陥があったんではないかと考えています。Parts: 恐らく (おそらく), 見張り (みはり), 重大 (じゅうだい), 欠陥 (けっかん), 有る (ある), 考える (かんがえる)I think that it likely that there was a major fault in the lookout.

彼らは交代で見張りをした。Parts: 彼ら (かれら), 交代 (こうたい), 見張り (みはり)They kept guard by turns.

そのガードマンたちは宝石の見張りをしなければならない。Parts: 其の (その), ガードマン, (たち), 宝石 (ほうせき), 見張り (みはり), ねばならない (ねばなりません)The guards must keep watch over the jewels.

この見張りはとても強い。Parts: 此の (この), 見張り (みはり), 迚も (とても), 強い (つよい)This guard is very strong.

2人の男が見張りをしていた。Parts: 二人 (ふたり), (おとこ), 見張り (みはり)Two men were on watch round the body.
Two men kept guard.

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