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持 : Hold

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Components:

hold, have

On 'yomi:
(ji)
Kun 'yomi:
も.つ(mo.tsu) -も.ち(mo.chi) も.てる(mo.teru)
Nanori:
もち(mochi) もつ(motsu)
Strokes:9
Radical: (64)
Usage Rating:119
JLPT:N4
old JLPT:3
Grade:3
Unicode:06301
jis208:27-93
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持 Usage examples

って回る(もってまわる)to be roundabout (speech, actions, etc.), to be indirect
宝のち腐れ(たからのもちぐされ)pearls thrown before swine, unused possession, useless possession, waste of talent
併せ(あわせもつ)
合わせ(あわせもつ)
合せ(あわせもつ)
to own (something) as well, to have two things (at the same time) (e.g. good and bad points)
意見を(いけんをもつ)to hold an opinion
ちの時計(おとこもちのとけい)gentlemens watches
隠し(かくしもつ)to carry (something) under cover
ちの堅い女(みもちのかたいおんな)chaste woman, virtuous woman
暗い気ちになる(くらいきもちになる)
暗い気になる(くらいきもちになる)
to feel gloomy, to feel blue, to feel melancholy
脛に疵(すねにきずもつ)
脛に傷(すねにきずもつ)
to have a guilty conscience
花をたせる(はなをもたせる)
華をたせる(はなをもたせる)
to let someone have the credit for (a success), to let someone else carry the flowers
費用を(ひようをもつ)to bear the expenses
身をち崩す(みをもちくずす)to ruin oneself
(しじりょく)bearing capacity
(しじこう)bearing pile
力係数(しじりょくけいすう)bearing capacity factor
力理論(しじりょくりろん)bearing capacity theory
力定式(しじりょくていしき)bearing capacity formula
先端支(せんたんしじりょく)end bearing capacity
構造保(こうぞうほじ)structure preserving
現状維(げんじょういじ)maintenance of the status quo
生命維装置(せいめいいじそうち)life-support system
ち点(もちてん)points (already) allotted to one, points (already) gained (in earlier rounds)
ち方(もちかた)how to hold (chopsticks)
株式(かぶしきもちあい)cross shareholdings
(モテモテ)sexy, popular, well-liked
ち悪い(きもちわるい)bad feeling, feeling bad, disagreeable, unpleasant, revolting, gross, disgusting
株のち合い(かぶのもちあい)crossholding
株価維操作(かぶかいじそうさ)price-keeping operation, PKO
共同ち株会社(きょうどうもちかぶがいしゃ)joint holding company
国連平和維(こくれんへいわいじぐん)UN peacekeeping forces
団体(しじだんたい)support group
世界記録保(せかいきろくほじしゃ)world record holder
内閣支(ないかくしじりつ)cabinet support rate
不支(ふしじりつ)disapproval rating
平和維部隊(へいわいじぶたい)peacekeeping force
薬物不法所(やくぶつふほうしょじ)drug possession
分法適用会社(もちぶんほうてきようかいしゃ)affiliated company accounted for by the equity-method
する(じする)to hold, to maintain
大金(おおかねもち)
大金(おおかねもち)
very rich person
癲癇(てんかんもち)(an) epileptic
部屋ちの親方(へやもちのおやかた)coach who owns his own stable
あてがい扶(あてがいぶち)
宛てがい扶(あてがいぶち)
宛行扶(あてがいぶち)
discretionary allowance
堅忍(けんにんじきゅう)dogged perseverance, untiring patience
ち甘藍(こもちかんらん)Brussels sprouts