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The Japanese word for nurse is
看護師

かんごし - kangoshi
看-watch over (kan), 看護-to nurse, care for (kango), 師-specialist (shi)



nurse

Japanese Definition


nurse
     1. 名詞. 看護師、看護人、その呼称。
     2. 名詞. 乳母(wetnurse)、子守/保母(drynurse)。
     3. 動詞. 看護する、介抱する。
     4. 動詞. かばう。
     5. 動詞. 授乳する。
     6. 動詞. 大事にそだてる。
     7. 動詞. 大切にだく。
     8. 動詞. こころにいだく。



Translations for nurse and their definitions

看護師
     1. n. nurse


看護士
     1. n. (medicine) male nurse


看護婦
     1. n. (medicine) female nurse
     2. n. Usage: This term was used in (lj, 保(ほ)健(けん)婦(ふ)助(じょ)産(さん)婦(ふ)看(かん)護(ご)婦(ふ)法(ほう)) (Hoken-fu Josan-fu Kango-fu Hō, lit. Act on Female Public Health Nurses, Female Midwives and Female Nurses) enac
     3. n. Usage: In 1968


ナース
     1. n. (medicine) nurse (a female trained to provide care for the sick)


保母
     1. n. (education) (female) nurse (a woman who takes care of other peoples’ young)


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