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  • on reading:
  • ボウ
  • kun reading:
  • ふせ
  • meaning(s):
  • ward off, defend, protect, resist
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Compounds

Compounds

かいぼう coastal defense
けいぼう guard
こうぼう offense and defense
こくぼう national defence
さぼう erosion control
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