保持

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Chinese[edit]

 
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)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

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

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

保持 ‎(hiragana ほじ, romaji hoji, historical hiragana ほぢ)

  1. keeping, holding, conservation, retention
  2. maintenance

Verb[edit]

保持する ‎(hiragana ほじする, romaji hoji suru, historical hiragana ほぢする)

  1. keep, hold, conserve
  2. maintain

Conjugation[edit]