Kana: ジ、も.つ、-も.ち、も.てる
Romaji: ji, mo.tsu, -mo.chi, mo.teru

Name Readings

Kana: もち、もつ
Romaji: mochi, motsu


hold, have

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  9
Radical Number:  64
Frequency:  119
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  1-3-6
Korean Reading:  ji
Chinese Reading:  chi2
Unicode:  6301
JIS:  3B7D


Halpern Index: 374
Nelson Index: 1903
New Nelson Index: 2151
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3c6.8
Four Corner Index: 5404.1
Guide to Remembering Index: 294
Gakken Index: 184
Japanese Names Index: 801
Daikanwanjiten Index: 12019
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0211
Remembering the kanji Index: 660
Busy People Index: 2.15
Kanji Way Index: 94
Kanji Flashcards Index: 178
Kodansha Compact Index: 889
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 310
Kanji in Context Index: 142
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 275
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 333
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 667
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 712
Essential Kanji Index: 50
Kodansha Kanji Index: 447
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1348
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 231
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 328


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
維持 (いじ)
maintenance; preservation; improvement
所持 (しょじ)
possession; owning
持ち主 (もちぬし)
owner; proprietor; possessor (e.g. of talent, beauty, etc.)
持続 (じぞく)
continuation; persisting; lasting; sustaining; enduring
支持 (しじ)
support; holding up; propping; support; backing; endorsing
保持 (ほじ)
retention; maintenance; preservation
気持ち (きもち)
feeling; sensation; mood; preparedness; readiness; attitude; thanks; solicitude; sympathy; just a little; somewhat; slightly
持ち込む (もちこむ)
to take something into ...; to bring in; to carry in; to lodge (a complaint); to file (a plan); to bring (a proposal); to commence negotiations; to bring to (a state: tied game, vote, trial, etc.)
持ち株 (もちかぶ)
stock holdings; one's shares
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