持 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 持 mean?

hold (in one's hand)

How to read 持?

Kunyomi... もつ/motsu

Onyomi... ジ/ji,チ/chi

jinmeikun... mochi, yoshi,

* There are two typical ways of reading kanji, kun-yomi and on-yomi. In addition, there is a reading system called "jinmei kun" which is used only for names.

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type common-use kanji
unicode 6301

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持 / related names

gender:

gender:

Name:
jikyu
Katakana:
ジキュウ

Kanji:
持久
Meaning:
  • hold (in one's hand)
  • For a long time. From long ago. From the past.
Name:
hidemochi
Katakana:
ヒデモチ

Kanji:
秀持
Meaning:
  • To excel. To excel. To grow.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
kojiro
Katakana:
コジロウ

Kanji:
誇持郎
Meaning:
  • Boast of
  • hold (in one's hand)
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
koremochi
Katakana:
コレモチ

Kanji:
維持
Meaning:
  • Maintain
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
jiro
Katakana:
ジロウ

Kanji:
持郎
Meaning:
  • hold (in one's hand)
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
mochiaki
Katakana:
モチアキ

Kanji:
持明
Meaning:
  • hold (in one's hand)
  • Bright. The state of being illuminated by light and seeing clearly. A hopeful and positive attitude. A detailed understanding of things. To be clear. To distinguish. Smart. Wise. Light. To light up.
Name:
harumochi
Katakana:
ハルモチ

Kanji:
晴持
Meaning:
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
nagamochi
Katakana:
ナガモチ

Kanji:
長持
Meaning:
  • Long. Long distance or interval. A large range of time. Nurture. advantage. Relaxed. Eldest. Things that are at the top. Something that is useless.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
kyoji
Katakana:
キョウジ

Kanji:
京持
Meaning:
  • Metropolis. The city where the Imperial Palace is located. Tokyo. Kyoto. High. Big. Prosperous.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
kyoji
Katakana:
キョウジ

Kanji:
恭持
Meaning:
  • Reverent. Modest. Polite and respectful. To be courteous.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
kyoji
Katakana:
キョウジ

Kanji:
響持
Meaning:
  • Resonance. Bring change to the other.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
yuji
Katakana:
ユウジ

Kanji:
祐持
Meaning:
  • Help from God and Buddha. To protect and help.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
yukimochi
Katakana:
ユキモチ

Kanji:
之持
Meaning:
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
suemochi
Katakana:
スエモチ

Kanji:
季持
Meaning:
  • A time period. A certain period of time. The time of each of the four seasons. The end of a season. The end of an era. The youngest of the brothers. The youngest child. Young.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
sukemochi
Katakana:
スケモチ

Kanji:
助持
Meaning:
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
sukemochi
Katakana:
スケモチ

Kanji:
資持
Meaning:
  • Base material
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
ryuji
Katakana:
リュウジ

Kanji:
竜持
Meaning:
  • Dragon. An imaginary animal. An outstanding person. A hero. A parable of the Son of Heaven. A word used for things related to the Son of Heaven. Dinosaurs.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
fusayoshi
Katakana:
フサヨシ

Kanji:
英持
Meaning:
  • To excel. Flower. Abbreviation for British. Abbreviation for English.
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
tenji
Katakana:
テンジ

Kanji:
纏持
Meaning:
  • Be clad in
  • hold (in one's hand)
Name:
shigemochi
Katakana:
シゲモチ

Kanji:
成持
Meaning:
  • To finish. Grow. To raise up. Accomplish. To be fruitful. to change into Good. splendid. large. well-organized.
  • hold (in one's hand)

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