家持ち

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ie, home, house, household) +‎ 持ち (mochi, having, holding, owning), the stem noun form of verb 持つ (motsu, to have, to hold, to own, to possess).

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Noun[edit]

家持ち (hiragana いえもち, romaji iemochi)

  1. home ownership
  2. a homeowner
  3. the head of a household
  4. financial housekeeping, household budgeting

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