See also: 坚持

ChineseEdit

 
strong; solid; firm
strong; solid; firm; unyielding; resolute
 
to grasp; to hold; support
to grasp; to hold; support; manage; direct; maintain
trad. (堅持)
simp. (坚持)

PronunciationEdit


Note: giang1 ti5 - Shantou.

VerbEdit

堅持

  1. to insist on; to persist with; to keep on (doing something); to stick to; to stick with; to persevere
    堅持下去 / 坚持下去  ―  jiānchí xiàqù  ―  to keep going; to carry on
    堅持就是勝利 / 坚持就是胜利  ―  jiānchí jiùshì shènglì  ―  persistence is victory
    帶病堅持工作 / 带病坚持工作  ―  dàibìng jiānchí gōngzuò  ―  to keep working despite being ill
  2. to uphold; to assert; to stick up for; to safeguard; to protect; to maintain
    堅持真理 / 坚持真理  ―  jiānchí zhēnlǐ  ―  to uphold the truth
    堅持原則 / 坚持原则  ―  jiānchí yuánzé  ―  to uphold principles
    需要進一步堅持自己想法 [MSC, trad.]
    需要进一步坚持自己想法 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ xūyào jìnyībù jiānchí zìjǐ de xiǎngfǎ. [Pinyin]
    You need to assert yourself more.

SynonymsEdit

  • (to uphold):

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: S

Grade: 3
on’yomi

NounEdit

(けん)() (kenji

  1. insist, persistence, tenacity, adherence

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VerbEdit

(けん)()する (kenji surusuru (stem (けん)() (kenji shi), past (けん)()した (kenji shita))

  1. insist, persist

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