Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to protect; to guard; to defend
  • あなた
  • じぶん自分
  • かぞく家族
  • まも守ら
  • なければならない
  • You have to protect your family.
2. to keep (i.e. a promise); to abide (by the rules); to observe; to obey; to follow
  • いったん
  • やくそく約束
  • した
  • であれば
  • まも守ら
  • なければならない
  • Once you have made a promise, you must keep it.
Other forms
護る 【まもる】戍る 【まもる】
戍る: Irregular kanji usage.


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