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持つ, もつ
Conjugated: 持て
Godan verb, Transitive
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 survive
5. to take charge of, to be in charge of
コートを持ちましょうか。
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おもてなし, お持て成し
Takes suru, See 持て成し・1, Usually in kana
1. hospitality, reception, treatment, service, entertainment
2. (light) refreshment, entertaining with food and drink, treat
親切なおもてなしありがとうございます。
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持て, もてる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, See 持つ・2
1. to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.)
See モテる
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
Noun or verb acting prenominally
4. possessed, held
5. rich, wealthy, affluent
彼はもてる物すべてを失った。
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もてなし, 持て成し, 持てなし
Takes suru, Usually in kana
1. hospitality, reception, treatment, service, entertainment
2. (light) refreshment, entertaining with food and drink, treat
クック船長はその原住民達の手厚いもてなしに感謝した。
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もてなす, 持て成す, 持てなす
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
to entertain, to make welcome
主人はパーティーで私達をもてなしてくれた。
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持て余す, 持てあます, もて余す, もてあます
Godan verb, Transitive
to be too much for one, to find unmanageable, to be beyond one's control, to not know what to do with
彼女は暇を持て余しているらしい。
持て, 恐持て, こわもて
deferential treatment (out of fear)
もてもて, 持て持て, モテモテ
NA-adjective, See モテる, Usually in kana
sexy, popular, well-liked
持てる者, もてるもの
Expression, Antonym: 持たざる者
(the) haves, those who have
間が持てない, まがもてない
Expression
not knowing what to do with the time one has on one's hand
もてはやす, 持てはやす, 持て囃す, もて囃す, 持て栄す, もて栄やす, もて映やす
Godan verb, Transitive, Usually in kana
to praise extravagantly, to lionize, to lionise, to make much of
この歌手はあまりにももてはやされている。
持てる者と持たざる者, 持てるものと持たざるもの, もてるものともたざるもの
Expression
haves and have-nots
もて扱う, 持て扱う, もてあつかう
Godan verb, Transitive, Archaism
1. to take care of
See 持て余す
2. to be too much for one, to find unmanageable, to be beyond one's control, to not know what to do with
もてなし上手, 持てなし上手, 持て成し上手, もてなしじょうず
NA-adjective
being good at hosting, good host, person who knows how to entertain guests
大もて, 大モテ, 大持て, おおもて, おおモテ
great popularity
モテ期, もて期, 持て, モテき, もてき
See モテる, Colloquialism
period (of life) when one is enjoying more romantic attention than usual