保留

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Chinese[edit]

 
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee; to maintain; hold or keep; to guard
 
leave (message); to retain; to stay; to remain; to keep; to preserve
simp. and trad.
(保留)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

保留

  1. to retain; to keep; to preserve; to hold back
  2. to reserve
    保留權利 / 保留权利  ―  bǎoliú quánlì  ―  to reserve a right
    保留意見 / 保留意见  ―  bǎoliú yìjiàn  ―  to reserve an opinion (i.e. to have reservations)
  3. to defer for future discussion
  4. to maintain an original state

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
りゅう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

保留 (hiragana ほりゅう, romaji horyū)

  1. hold, suspension

Verb[edit]

保留 + する (hiragana ほりゅうする, romaji horyū suru)

  1. defer, suspend

Conjugation[edit]