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[48] Hold 持

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This is the YouTube link to the Japanese Kanji for Hold.

This is the Kanji Memories 'Memory Card'.

Hold Memory Card

Our video for the JLPT N4 Kanji 持 'hold' for teachers of Japanese to use with students. For links to videos and resources for other Kanji, please visit our https://t.co/WG8SlZieGL site. pic.twitter.com/qwMh72Sf3V

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These are the translations (English, with Kanji, just Hiragana and Katakana, Romanji) used in the video.

"She had a diamond hidden in her hand."

彼女は手に隠れたダイヤモンドを 持って いました


Kanojo wa te ni kakureta daiyamondo o motte imashita.

"He entered the room with a glass of champagne."

彼はシャンパンのグラスを 持って 部屋に入ってきました


Kare wa shanpan no gurasu o motte heya ni haitte kimashita.