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持 means 'hold'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 95   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Challenge set: 2    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 8    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 122 words   Used in 344 words   Used in 451 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ジ
Kun
   to hold, to have
Kun    -も   もてる
Name    もち   もつ
⿰   () hand   temple  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 持 is used 15 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 持 is used 328 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
ジ : 104 words FIND ALL
maintenance; preservation; improvement
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: 188 words FIND ALL
1. to hold (in one's hand); to take; to carry
2. to possess; to have; to own
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(read as もつ) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
topmouth gudgeon; stone moroko (Pseudorasbora parva)  (often written with kana only)
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もち: 35 words. FIND ALL
noun
stock holdings; one's shares
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Henshall: 310 (originally: 294)  Joy o' Kanji : 294  Key to Kanji: 442 

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ジ   も to hold, to have   
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シュ   て hand   
ジ   temple   てら Buddhist temple   
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スン   inch
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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