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See also: 自衞 and 自卫

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ChineseEdit

 
from; self; oneself; since
 
to guard; to protect; to defend; surname
trad. (自衛/自衞) /
simp. (自卫)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

自衛

  1. to defend oneself

NounEdit

自衛

  1. self-defense
    自衛防身 / 自卫防身  ―  zìwèi fángshēn  ―  self-defense

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
えい
Grade: 5

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

自衛 (hiragana じえい, rōmaji jiei)

  1. self-defense

VerbEdit

自衛する (transitive, hiragana じえいする, rōmaji jiei suru)

  1. defend oneself on one's own from attack etc.
    自衛隊 (じえいたい) () (ほん) () (えい)する
    jieitai wa Nihon o jiei suru
    the JSDF defends Japan
    アカウントを () (えい)する
    akaunto o jiei suru
    protect one's account

ConjugationEdit