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持つ, もつ
Conjugated: 持って
Godan verb
1. 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
持っていく, 持って行く, もって行く, 持ってゆく, もっていく, もってゆく
Expression, Godan verb
to take, to carry (something) away, to bear
持ってくる, 持って来る, もって来る, もってくる
to bring, to take (something) along, to fetch, to get
持って, もってけ
Expression, Slang, Vulgar expression or word
Take it!, Take that!
もってこい, 持って来い, 持ってこい
Expression, NA-adjective, May take 'no', Usually in kana
1. just right, ideal, perfectly suitable
2. fetch!, bring me ...
持って回る, もって回る, もってまわる
Expression, Godan verb
1. to carry around
2. to be roundabout (speech, actions, etc.), to be indirect
責任を持って, せきにんをもって
Expression, Adverb
responsibly, properly, correctly
そこへ持ってきて, そこへもってきて
what is worse, to make matters worse
持って生まれた, もってうまれた
Expression, Noun or verb acting prenominally
natural (ability)
子を持って知る親の恩, こをもってしるおやのおん
Expression, Proverb
he that has no child knows not what love is
おいしいところを持っていく, 美味しいところを持っていく, おいしい所を持っていく, 美味しい所を持っていく, おいしいところをもっていく
Expression, Godan verb
1. to take a big bite
2. to take the best part, to steal all the good parts, to steal the show
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