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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
手 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. hold, have
Kun'yomi: も.つ、-も.ち、も.てる。
On'yomi: ジ。(Go-on Reading)
チ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 持

Dictionary Entry for 持

  1. draw (in go, poetry contest, etc.); tie

Stroke Order Diagrams for 持

Construction of Character for 持

Radicals and parts present in 持
Part soil, earth, ground, Turkey Kanji Details »
Part measurement, foot/10 Kanji Details »
Part hand, hand radical (no. 64) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 持
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」、「寺」は、「」+「(=手)」でじっとたもつの意。「」、「」、「」と同系。

Kanji related to 持

  • 寿

Meanings in Other Languages for 持

  1. avoir, tenir
  1. segurar, ter
  1. duración, propiedad, cargo, sostener, mantener

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