もつmotsu Inflection

godan ~つ verb:

  • to hold (in one's hand); to take; to carry
  • to possess; to have; to own
  • to maintain; to keep
  • to last; to be durable; to keep; to survive
  • to take charge of; to be in charge of

nekoha飼い主kainushiga持つmotsu感情的なkanjoutekinakuseto同じようなonajiyounakusewo示すshimesu Cats show emotional habits parallel to those of their owners.

watashino生きikiteいるiruうちuchini共産kyousan主義shugiga効力kouryokuwo持つmotsuことkotoha無いnaiだろdarou Communism will never be reached in my lifetime.

Kanji definition:

JImo.tsu~も mo.chiてるmo.teru

hold; have

Strokes:
9
Radical:
手扌龵 hand
SKIP:
1-3-6
UTF:
6301
JIS208:
27-93
Nanori:
もちmochiもつmotsu
Hangul:
지 [ji]
Pinyin:
chí
Stroke order:
Example words:
維持いじiji
maintenance; preservation; improvement
支持しじshiji
support; backing; endorsement; approval; / support; holding up; propping
気持ちきもちkimochi
feeling; sensation; mood; / preparedness; readiness; attitude; / thanks; solicitude; sympathy; / just a little; somewhat; slightly
持ちもちmochi
hold; charge; keep possession; in charge; / wear; durability; life; draw; / usage
持ち込むもちこむmochikomu
to take something into ...; to bring in; to carry in; / to lodge (a complaint); to file (a plan); to bring (a proposal); to commence negotiations; / to bring to (a state: tied game, vote, trial, etc.)

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