N3 Kanji Course

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Meaning

In Japanese,守 means “to protect”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:まも
Onyomi:しゅ、す

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
家族(かぞく)を守(まも)る→to protect my family
 
Onyomi:
保守(ほしゅ)する→to conserve
留守(るす)→absence
留守番(るすばん)→house-sitting

Origin:

You can see a house and a fist.
As a man, you need to use your fist to protect your family.
So 守 means “to protect”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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