- 守 [shǒu]
- （防守; 看守） guard; defend:
guard the pass; 把守关口
defend a city; 守城- （守候; 看护） keep watch:
keep watch for the whole night; 守了一夜
watch at sb.'s bedside; 守在床边- （遵守; 遵循） observe; abide by:
behave well; 守规矩
keep one's promise; be as good as one's word; 守信用- （靠近; 依傍） close to ; near:
Where there is water nearby, make a special effort to breed fish. 守着水的地方要多养鱼。
Why don't you learn Esperanto when you have such a good teacher at your side? 守着这样好的老师，你为什么不学世界语 ?
- （姓氏） a surname:
Shou Gong 守恭
All the approaches to the palace were guarded by troops.
Where will I find brave men to guard the four corners of my land?
The guards are still on watch at midnight.
The infantry is/are defending well.
There are soldiers on guard at the gate.
The prisoners tried to barter with the guards for their freedom.
The dog guarded the house against strangers.