お巡りさん

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  • おまわりさん omawarisan

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  • familiar languageusually written using kana alonenoun
    police officer
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  • 6 strokes

    patrol, go around, circumference

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  • Japanese sentence

    おまわりさんに車を片側に寄せるように合図された。 

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    English translation

    The patrolman motioned me to pull over.