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Godan verb with 'tsu' ending
to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carryporter, tenir

to possess, to have, to ownposséder
to maintain, to keep
to last, to be durable, to keep, to survive
to take charge of, to be in charge ofдержать (в руках), брать (в руки), иметьhaben, besitzen, innehaben, verfügen, in der Hand halten, festhalten, halten, hegen, pflegen, unterstützen, tragen, bei sich haben, auf sich nehmen, übernehmen, verantwortlich sein, bekleiden, dauern, währen, überstehen, überleben
ON: KUN: も.つ, -も.ち, も.てる
hold, have

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
コートを持ちましょうか。Parts: コート, 持つ (もつ)Shall I carry your coat?

ABC海外旅行障害保険を持っています。Parts: 海外旅行 (かいがいりょこう), 障害 (しょうがい), 保険 (ほけん), 持つ (もつ)I'm a holder of ABC Travel Insurance.

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