See also: 维持

Chinese

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to preserve; to maintain; to hold together
to preserve; to maintain; to hold together; dimension
 
to grasp; to hold; support
to grasp; to hold; support; manage; direct; maintain
trad. (維持)
simp. (维持)

Pronunciation

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Verb

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維持

  1. to maintain; to keep; to preserve; to uphold
    維持原狀维持原状  ―  wéichí yuánzhuàng  ―  to maintain the status quo
    維持原判维持原判  ―  wéichí yuánpàn  ―  to uphold a decision
  2. to support
  3. to protect

Synonyms

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  • (to maintain):
  • (to support): 支持 (zhīchí)
  • (to protect):

Derived terms

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Japanese

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation

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Noun

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()() (ijiゐぢ (widi)?

  1. maintenance

Verb

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()()する (iji suruゐぢ (widi)?transitive suru (stem ()() (iji shi), past ()()した (iji shita))

  1. maintain, keep
    • 2011, NHK[1]:
      ハードスケジュールのなか、コンディションを維持(いじ)し、ホームランを()(つづ)けることは大変(たいへん)なことです。
      Hādosukejūru no naka, kondishon o iji shi, hōmuran o uchitsuzukeru koto wa taihen na koto desu.
      It's a difficult thing to maintain a hard schedule, maintain my condition, and be able to keep hitting home runs.
      ハードスケジュールのなか、コンディションを維持(いじ)し、ホームランを()(つづ)けることは大変(たいへん)なことです。
      Hādosukejūru no naka, kondishon o iji shi, hōmuran o uchitsuzukeru koto wa taihen na koto desu.
      It's a difficult thing to maintain a hard schedule, maintain my condition, and be able to keep hitting home runs.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Conjugation

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References

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  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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維持 (yuji) (hangeul 유지)

  1. Hanja form? of 유지 (maintain; keep).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Verb

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維持

  1. chữ Hán form of duy trì (to maintain; to support; to keep up; to uphold; to keep alive).