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  • on reading:
  • ホ   ホウ
  • kun reading:
  • たも
  • meaning(s):
  • protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support
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あんぽ US-Japan Security Treaty; safety; security
かくほ guarantee; ensure; maintain; insure; secure
きょうとうほ beachhead; bridgehead
けんぽ health insurance system
しつほ unemployment insurance