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[きょう()·()··()·]
kyoumiwomotsu
expression, godan verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[きょう()·()···]
kyoumiwomotsu

Root Words:

[きょう()·() + を + ()·]
kyoumi + wo + motsu

English Meaning(s) for 興味を持つ

expression, godan verb
  1. to have an interest (in)

Definition and Synonyms for 興味を持つ

Interest excite the curiosity of
Synonyms: 引きつける, 興味を持つ
Interest engage the interest of
Synonyms: 引きつける, 興味を持つ

Meanings for each kanji in 興味を持つ

entertain; revive; retrieve; interest; pleasure Kanji Details »
flavor; taste Kanji Details »
hold; have Kanji Details »

Categories 興味を持つ is a member of

Kindle call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
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Conjugations for 興味を持つ

masu stem
[きょう()·()··()·]
kyoumiwomochi
Negative stem
[きょう()·()··()·]
kyoumiwomota
te-form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotte
Negative te-form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()·]
kyoumiwomotsu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotanai
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotanakatta
Presumptive Form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomochimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomochimasen
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomochimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·······]
kyoumiwomochimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomochimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomochitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomochitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomochitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·······]
kyoumiwomochitakunakatta
te-form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomochitakute
Negative te-form
[きょう()·()··()······]
kyoumiwomochitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomochitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()·]
kyoumiwomote
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomochinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomoteba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomottara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()······]
kyoumiwomotanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomottari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomoteru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotenai
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomoteta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotenakatta
masu-stem
[きょう()·()··()·]
kyoumiwomote
te-form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotete
Negative te-form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotemasen
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·······]
kyoumiwomotemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotarenai
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()······]
kyoumiwomotarenakatta
masu stem
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotare
te-form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotarete
Negative te-form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()········]
kyoumiwomotaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotasenai
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()······]
kyoumiwomotasenakatta
masu stem
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotase
te-form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotasete
Negative te-form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()········]
kyoumiwomotasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·······]
kyoumiwomotasarenakatta
masu stem
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotasare
te-form
[きょう()·()··()····]
kyoumiwomotasarete
Negative te-form
[きょう()·()··()······]
kyoumiwomotasarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()·····]
kyoumiwomotasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()······]
kyoumiwomotasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[きょう()·()··()······]
kyoumiwomotasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()·········]
kyoumiwomotasaremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()··]
kyoumiwomotanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[きょう()·()··()···]
kyoumiwomotazaru

Sample Sentences for 興味を持つ

He's not in the least interested in what is happening in the world.
He got interested in the story.
Now I am very interested in the Italian Renaissance.
The research done by them shows that Americans are not interested in Japan.
I became less and less interested in mathematics.

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