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How to say Nurse In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
看護師かんごし
Pronunciation: kango-shi
How to Say It Outloud: kahn-go she
Usage: Used to refer to a registered nurse or any professional nurse.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼女は病院で看護師として働いています。
Example Sentence English:She works as a nurse at the hospital.
HiraganaKatakana
ナースナース
Pronunciation: nāsu
How to Say It Outloud: nah-su
Usage: A casual term borrowed from English, used in informal contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:ナースが患者を呼んでいます。
Example Sentence English:The nurse is calling the patient.

Dictionary

看護師かんごしCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • (hospital) nurse; registered nurse; RN
看護かんごCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • nursing; (army) nurse
Wikipedia definition
  • Nursing
看護婦かんごふCommon word
Noun
  • (female) nurse
温めるあたためるCommon wordjlpt-n2
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to warm (up); to heat (up)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to sit on (an idea, plan, etc.); to keep to oneself; to nurse; to mull over
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to renew (an old friendship)
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to take for oneself
看病人かんびょうにん
Noun
  • nurse
白衣の天使はくいのてんし
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • nurse; angel in white
守役もりやく
Noun
  • nurse; nanny; guardian
ナースナースCommon word
Noun
  • nurse
労るいたわるCommon wordjlpt-n1
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to pity; to sympathize with; to sympathise with; to treat with sympathy; to console; to be kind to
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to tend to (e.g. an injury); to care for; to nurse; to soothe
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to appreciate; to recognize (someone's efforts); to reward for
看護士かんごし
Noun
  • (male) nurse
介護士かいごし
Noun
  • carer; nurse
看護人かんごにん
Noun
  • nurse (male or female); personal care attendant
伽とぎ
Noun
  • nursing; nurse; attending; attendant; entertainer
婦長ふちょう
Noun
  • head nurse
保健婦ほけんふCommon word
Noun
  • district health nurse; public health nurse
保母ほぼCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • (female) childcare worker; kindergarten teacher
准看護婦じゅんかんごふ
Noun
  • (female) assistant nurse; practical nurse
養護教諭ようごきょうゆ
Noun
  • school nurse; nurse teacher; health teacher
乳母うば
Noun
  • wet nurse; nursing mother
Wikipedia definition
  • Wet nurse
看取るみとる
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to care for (the sick); to nurse; to attend (someone's deathbed)

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