Definition of 侍

  • waiter
  • samurai
  • wait upon
  • serve

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • さむらい
  • はべ

Popular Words With This Kanji

侍, さむらい, さぶらい

warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai, man in attendance (on a person of high standing), retainer

侍従, じじゅう

chamberlain

侍医, じい

court physician

侍女, じじょ

lady attendant, maid

侍する, じする

to wait upon, to serve

侍史, じし

private secretary, respectfully

侍立, じりつ

assisting (a dignitary)

侍従職, じじゅうしょく

board of chamberlains

侍講, じこう

imperial tutor

侍らす, はべらす

to wait upon, to serve


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