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English: defense protection On-Yomi: エイ エ Kun-Yomi: もり い まもる
Bushu (Radical) Info: 彳 (ぎょうにんべん) – going man 行 (ぎょう) – journey
Henshall Mnemonic: opening to go on guard for almost five years
Levels: JLPT N1 | JLPT 1 (old) | Grade 5 Frequency: #400 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji: Click any individual kanji to view a similar information sheet for it. Click [K] to look up the word's individual character(s) at WWWJDIC. Click [D] to look up the word at WWWJDIC (definition is the same but other useful features exist).
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JLPT N3 Words JLPT N2 Words JLPT N1 Words 衛 生 [えいせい] (n) health; hygiene; sanitation; medical [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 護 衛 [ごえい] (n) guard; convoy; escort [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 守 衛 [しゅえい] (n) security guard; doorkeeper [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 防 衛 [ぼうえい] (n) defense; protection; self-defense [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT 衛 生 的 [えいせいてき] (adj-na) hygienic; sanitary [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 海 上 自 衛 隊 [かいじょうじえいたい] Maritime Self Defense Forces [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 近 衛 [このえ] (n) Imperial Guards [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 公 衆 衛 生 [こうしゅうえいせい] sanitation; public health [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 航 空 自 衛 隊 [こうくうじえいたい] Air Self-Defense Force [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 自 衛 官 [じえいかん] (n) (Japanese) Self Defense Force official [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 自 衛 隊 [じえいたい] (n) self-defence force [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 親 衛 [しんえい] (n) monarch's guards [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 人 工 衛 星 [じんこうえいせい] man-made satellite [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 正 当 防 衛 [せいとうぼうえい] self-defence; legitimate self-defence [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 専 守 防 衛 [せんしゅぼうえい] (n) a nonaggressive defense (policy) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 前 衛 [ぜんえい] (n) advance guard; vanguard [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 通 信 衛 星 [つうしんえいせい] communication satellite; Broadcast Satellite; BS [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 防 衛 施 設 庁 [ぼうえいしせつちょう] (Japanese) Defense Facilities Administration Agency [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 防 衛 庁 [ぼうえいちょう] (Japanese) Defense Agency [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 陸 上 自 衛 隊 [りくじょうじえいたい] Ground Self-Defense Forces [ K] [ D] [ Jisho]