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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
    保持清潔 / 保持清洁  ―  bǎochí qīngjié  ―  to keep clean
    保持緘默 / 保持缄默  ―  bǎochí jiānmò  ―  to keep silent
    保持安靜 / 保持安静  ―  bǎochí ānjìng  ―  to keep quiet

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