JLPT N5 Vocabulary


to hold

JLPT N5 vocabulary list

Learn Japanese vocabulary: 【もつ】(motsu).


  • to hold (in one’s hand); to take; to carry​
  • to possess; to have; to own​
  • to maintain; to keep

Type: Verb, Godan verb

Level: JLPT N5 Vocabulary

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese furigana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

kooto o mochi mashou ka.
Shall I carry your coat?
Example #2

kuruma o motte imasu ka.
Do you have a car?
Example #3

kanojo wa kasa o motte ita.
She was holding an umbrella.
Example #4

chichi wa nihon ni kaisha o motte iru.
My father has a company in Japan.

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