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Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
chi4 ci4 to hold / to grasp / to support / to maintain / to persevere / to manage / to run (i.e. administer) / to control

Common Chinese Words Using 持

Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
ji1 chi4 zi1 ci4 to be in favor of / to support / to back / support / backing / to stand by
 
gin1 chi4 gin1 ci4 to persevere with / to persist in / to insist on
 
bou2 chi4 bou2 ci4 to keep / to maintain / to hold / to preserve
 
chi4 juk6 ci4 zuk6 to continue / to persist / sustainable / preservation
 
jyu2 chi4 zyu2 ci4 to take charge of / to manage or direct / to preside over / to uphold / to stand for (justice etc) / to host (a tv or radio program etc) / (tv) anchor
 
wai4 chi4 wai4 ci4 to keep / to maintain / to preserve
 
fu4 chi4 fu4 ci4 to help / to assist

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