(chí )

持 English Translation

The English meaning of (chí ) is:

  • to hold
  • to grasp
  • to support
  • to maintain
  • to persevere
  • to manage
  • to run (i.e. administer)
  • to control

Example Usage of 持


Wǒmen bìxū bǎochí jiātíng chuántǒng. We must keep up the family traditions.

Nǐ zhīchí háishì fǎnduì duòtāi? Are you for or against abortion?

Wǒ bàba jiānchí yào wǒ qù nà dìfāng kàn kàn. My father insisted that I should go to see the place.

Tāmen jiānchí ràng tā zǒu. They insist that he should go.

Tā jiānchí rènwéi nà shì wǒ de cuò. She insisted that it was my fault.

Wǒmen bǎochíle chénmò. We kept quiet.

Ràng wǒmen bǎochí liánluò. Let's keep in touch.

Wǒ xīwàng wǒmen néng bǎochí liánxì. I hope we stay in touch.

Kǒngpà jiù zhè diǎn shàng, wǒ hé nǐ chí bùtóng yìjiàn. I'm afraid I differ with you on this point.

Nàixīn dì jiānchí xiàqù, zhèxiē shì jí bù lái. Be patient and persistent. These things take time.



Decomposition of 持


Chinese words containing 持

持 Radical
持 Stroke Count 9
持 Stroke Order