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も.つ
mo.tsu
-も.ち
-mo.chi
も.てる
mo.teru
Nanori
もち
mochi
もつ
motsu
Meaning hold, have

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持つ もつ
motsu
  1. Godan-tsu verb to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carry
  2. to possess, to have, to own
  3. to maintain, to keep
  4. to last, to be durable, to keep, to survive
  5. to take charge of, to be in charge of
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お金持ち おかねもち
okanemochi
noun rich person
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持ち上げる もちあげる
mochiageru
  1. Ichidan verb transitive verb to elevate, to raise, to lift up
  2. to flatter, to extol, to praise to the sky
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維持 いじ
iji
noun auxillary suru verb maintenance, preservation, improvement
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持参 じさん
jisan
noun auxillary suru verb bringing, taking, carrying
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受け持つ うけもつ
ukemotsu
Godan-tsu verb transitive verb to take (be in) charge of
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支持 しじ
shiji
  1. noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective support, holding up, propping
  2. support, backing, endorsing
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持続 じぞく
jizoku
noun auxillary suru verb continuation
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所持 しょじ
shoji
noun auxillary suru verb possession, owning
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持ち切り もちきり
mochikiri
noun hot topic, talk of the town
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持て成す もてなす
motenasu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to entertain, to make welcome
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受け持ち うけもち
ukemochi
noun charge (of something), matter in one's charge
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持ち もち
mochi
  1. noun noun (suffix) hold, charge, keep possession, in charge
  2. wear, durability, life, draw
  3. suffix usage
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持てる もてる
moteru
  1. Ichidan verb intransitive verb to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.)
  2. to be well liked, to be popular, to be pampered (spoiled, doted upon, etc.), to be welcomed
  3. to endure (the tests of time, the elements, etc.), to last
  4. pre-noun adjectival possessed
  5. possessing riches, having wealth
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気持ち きもち
kimochi
  1. noun feeling, sensation, mood
  2. preparedness, readiness, attitude
  3. humble language thanks, solicitude, sympathy
  4. adverb just a little, somewhat, slightly
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金持ち かねもち
kanemochi
noun rich person
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長持ち ながもち
nagamochi
  1. noun auxillary suru verb long-lasting, long-wearing, wears well
  2. noun nagamochi, large oblong chest (for clothing, personal effects, etc.)
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持ち主 もちぬし
mochinushi
noun owner, proprietor, possessor (e.g. of talent, beauty, etc.)
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持ち物 もちもの
mochimono
noun one's property, personal effects
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持直す もちなおす
mochinaosu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to recover, to rally, to improve, to pick up
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力持ち ちからもち
chikaramochi
noun muscleman, strong man
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持て成し もてなし
motenashi
noun usually kana entertainment, hospitality
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持ち込む もちこむ
mochikomu
  1. Godan-mu verb transitive verb to take something into ..., to bring in, to carry in
  2. to lodge (a complaint), to file (a plan), to bring (a proposal), to commence negotiations
  3. to bring to (a state: tied game, vote, trial, etc.)
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持ち直す もちなおす
mochinaosu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to recover, to rally, to improve, to pick up
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持堪える もちこたえる
mochikotaeru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to hold out (e.g. against pressure), to withstand, to endure
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持って行く もっていく
motteiku
Expression Godan-iku/yuku verb to take, to carry (something) away, to bear
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持ち堪える もちこたえる
mochikotaeru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to hold out (e.g. against pressure), to withstand, to endure
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持って行く もってゆく
motteyuku
Expression Godan-iku/yuku verb to take, to carry (something) away, to bear
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持って来る もってくる
mottekuru
kuru verb (special) transitive verb to bring
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保持 ほじ
hoji
noun auxillary suru verb retention, maintenance, preservation
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持ち味 もちあじ
mochiaji
noun inherent flavor, inherent flavour, distinctive characteristic
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堅持 けんじ
kenji
noun auxillary suru verb holding on to, sticking to
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持論 じろん
jiron
noun one's cherished opinion, pet theory
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持久 じきゅう
jikyuu
noun auxillary suru verb endurance, persistence
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持病 じびょう
jibyou
noun chronic disease
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手持ち てもち
temochi
noun holdings, goods on hand
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面持ち おももち
omomochi
noun expression, look, countenance, face
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持ち家 もちいえ
mochiie
noun one's (own) house
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持ち株 もちかぶ
mochikabu
noun stock holdings, one's shares
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持ち前 もちまえ
mochimae
noun no-adjective one's nature, characteristic, inherent, natural
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持続的 じぞくてき
jizokuteki
na-adjective continuous, dynamic (as opposed to static)
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持ち越す もちこす
mochikosu
Godan-su verb transitive verb to carry over, to carry forward, to keep (for later), to defer
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持ち出す もちだす
mochidasu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to take out, to carry out, to bring out from where it belongs
  2. to mention something, to broach a topic, to bring up (a subject), to raise (an issue), to mention
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持ち合い もちあい
mochiai
  1. noun unity, even matching, interdependence
  2. steadiness (of market price), holding, no change
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持ち込み もちこみ
mochikomi
noun bring-your-own (e.g. food and drink), carry-on (e.g. luggage)
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持ち出し もちだし
mochidashi
  1. noun taking something out, carrying out
  2. providing money oneself, paying with one's own money
  3. architecture term corbel
  4. strengthening under a seam (clothing)
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持ち回り もちまわり
mochimawari
noun rotation, by turns
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持ち帰る もちかえる
mochikaeru
Godan-ru verb transitive verb to bring back, to carry home, to take out (e.g. food)
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持ち帰り もちかえり
mochikaeri
noun takeout (i.e. food), take-out, takeaway, take-away
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持っていく もっていく
motteiku
Expression Godan-iku/yuku verb to take, to carry (something) away, to bear
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