留守, 留主, るす

  • rusu
JLPT 4

Definition of 留守,留主,るす

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • absence
  • being away from home

  • house-sitting
  • house-sitter

  • being left unattended to (of one's studies, etc.)
  • neglecting

Related Kanji

detain, fasten, halt, stop
guard, protect, defend, obey
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

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Examples of 留守,留主,るす in a Sentence

I went on the trip, leaving the house in her care.
に会いに行ったが、留守だった
I went to see him, but he was out.
留守したので一人で夕食作った。
His wife being out, he cooked dinner for himself.
午後留守します
I'll be absent from home in the afternoon.
は、長くは、留守しないでしょう
He won't be away for long.
誰か会いに来て留守言いなさい
If anyone comes to see me, tell him that I am out.
She was out when I called.
My contemporaries are, working, shopping, out and about, all the time.
この前電話したとき留守でした
The last time I called him, he was out.
It happened that she was out when I called.

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