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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

維持

  1. to maintain; to keep; to preserve; to uphold
  2. to support
  3. to protect

SynonymsEdit

  • (to maintain):
  • (bǎo) (literary, or in compounds)
  • 保持 (bǎochí)
  • (to support): 支持 (zhīchí)
  • (to protect):

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 3
on’yomi

NounEdit

維持 (hiragana いじ, rōmaji iji)

  1. maintenance

VerbEdit

維持する (transitive, suru conjugation, hiragana いじする, rōmaji iji suru)

  1. maintain, keep
    • 2011, NHK:
      ハードスケジュールのなか、コンディションを () ()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.

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