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ChineseEdit

 
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee; to maintain; hold or keep; to guard
 
to grasp; to hold; support; manage; direct; maintain
simp. and trad.
(保持)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

保持

  1. to keep; to maintain; to preserve; to remain
    保持清潔 / 保持清洁  ―  bǎochí qīngjié  ―  to keep clean
    保持緘默 / 保持缄默  ―  bǎochí jiānmò  ―  to remain silent
    保持安靜 / 保持安静  ―  bǎochí ānjìng  ―  to keep quiet
    ……保持警惕 / ……保持警惕  ―  duì...... bǎochí jǐngtì  ―  to remain vigilant against something
    保持克制  ―  bǎochí kèzhì  ―  to exercise restraint

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

保持 (hiragana ほじ, rōmaji hoji, historical hiragana ほぢ)

  1. keeping, holding, conservation, retention
  2. maintenance

VerbEdit

保持する (hiragana ほじ, rōmaji hoji, historical hiragana ほぢ)

  1. keep, hold, conserve
  2. maintain

ConjugationEdit