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[ばん()]
ban
noun

English Meaning(s) for 番

noun
  1. number (in a series)
  2. (one's) turn
  3. watch; guard; lookout
  4. bout, match (sumo)

Definition and Synonyms for 番

Turn the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
Synonyms: つがい, , 番える, 順番
Watch a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
Synonyms: つがい, , 番える, 監視, 見張り, 見張る
Couple a pair of people who live together
Synonyms: ペア, ペヤ, つがい, アベック, カップル, 夫婦, 好一対, , 番える
Guard a person who keeps watch over something or someone
Synonyms: つがい, 守衛, 巡邏, 張り番, 歩哨, , 番える, 番人, 番兵, 番卒, 監視哨, 看守, 立ち番, 衛兵, 衛士, 見張り, 見張る
Watcher a person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body
Synonyms: つがい, , 番える
Go a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Synonyms: つがい, 当番, , 番える, 順番

Meanings for each kanji in 番

turn; number in a series Kanji Details »

Categories 番 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Activity any specific behavior
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Surveillance close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
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Family primary social group
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Protector a person who cares for persons or property
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Shift the time period during which you are at work
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 番

Sample Sentences for 番

The ball is with you.
Whose turn is it?
Whose turn is it next?
It's your turn to drive.
It's now your turn.

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