Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hold, have
Kun:
も.つ-も.ちも.てる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 持 【ジ】 draw (in go, poetry contest, etc.), tie
  • 持久 【ジキュウ】 endurance, persistence
  • 堅持 【ケンジ】 holding on to, sticking to
  • 護持 【ゴジ】 defend and maintain, support, protection

Kun reading compounds

  • 持つ 【もつ】 to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carry, to possess, to have, to own, to maintain, to keep, to last, to be durable, to keep, to survive, to take charge of, to be in charge of, to hold (meeting, etc.), to have (opportunity, etc.), to have "it", to have that special something, to be blessed with good luck
  • 持子 【もつご】 stone moroko (Pseudorasbora parva), topmouth gudgeon
  • 持てる 【もてる】 to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.), to be well liked, to be popular, to be pampered (spoiled, doted upon, etc.), to be welcomed, to endure (the tests of time, the elements, etc.), to last, possessed, held, rich, wealthy, affluent
  • 持てる者 【もてるもの】 (the) haves, those who have

Readings

Japanese names:
もち、 もつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • duración
  • propiedad
  • cargo
  • sostener
  • mantener

Portuguese

  • segurar
  • ter

French

  • avoir
  • tenir
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
310 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
294 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
184 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1903 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
50 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
178 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
801 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
451 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
333 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
667 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12019 Morohashi
374 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2151 New Nelson (John Haig)
660 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
712 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
94 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
328 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1348 2001 Kanji
3c6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5404.1 Four corner code
1-27-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6301 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
run 走 (赱)
Parts:
surpass, cross over, move to, exceed, Vietnam
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
897 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 越 【エツ】 Yue, kingdom in ancient China (6th C-334 BCE), Vietnam
  • 越語 【エツゴ】 Vietnamese (language)
  • 上越 【ジョウエツ】 area on Japan Sea side of Japan, including Niigata
  • 中越 【チュウエツ】 China and Vietnam, Sino-Vietnamese
  • 越年 【エツネン】 seeing the old year out, greeting the New Year, passing the winter, hibernation, playing past the usual 12 rounds in one game
  • 越年蝶 【オツネンチョウ】 eastern pale clouded yellow (butterfly, Colias erate)
  • 檀越 【ダンオツ】 alms-giver, person who donates to a monk or a temple, dana-pati

Kun reading compounds

  • 越す 【こす】 to cross over (e.g. mountain), to go across, to get over (e.g. hardship), to pass time (e.g. a winter), to surpass, to be better than, to exceed, to move house, to go, to come
  • 越える 【こえる】 to cross over, to cross, to pass through, to pass over (out of), to go beyond, to go past, to exceed, to surpass, to be more (than)

Readings

Japanese names:
えち、 えっ、 お、 こえ、 こし、 ごえ、 ごし、 ごや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yue4
Korean:
weol, hwal

Spanish

  • sobrepasar
  • cruzar
  • exceder
  • moverse

Portuguese

  • superar
  • exceder
  • Vietnã

French

  • doubler
  • traverser
  • muter
  • surpasser
  • Vietnam
1021 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
529 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4542 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1021 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
934 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2052 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1001 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1038 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1073 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1756 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4108 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2085 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2825 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
393 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37110 Morohashi
3314 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5851 New Nelson (John Haig)
387 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
413 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1588 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1470 2001 Kanji
4n8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-5 SKIP code
4380.5 Four corner code
1-17-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8d8a Unicode hex code