Meaning

Primary

Nurse

Word Type

noun

Explanation

An expert who watches over and defends people at all hours is the nurse. That's what nurses do, 24/7. They have to check up on people, defend their health, and watch over them, making sure they're okay. What a tough job.

Reading

かんごし
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

その看護師は患者に作り笑いをした。

The nurse faked a laugh to her patient.

Kanji Composition