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保持 bǎochí:  Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 5

保持 (bǎochí) English Meaning

  • to keep
  • to maintain
  • to hold
  • to preserve

 

Traditional Characters:  保持

+ is only found in HSK 5.

+ forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

+ forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 保持微笑。
    Bǎochí wéixiào.
    Keep on smiling.
  • 最好保持冷静。
    Zuì hǎo bǎochí lěngjìng.
    The best thing is to keep cool.
  • 让汤姆保持安静。
    Ràng tāngmǔ bǎochí ānjìng.
    Ask him to keep quiet.
  • 保持交通畅通无阻。
    Bǎochí jiāotōng chàngtōng wúzǔ.
    Keep the traffic flowing.
  • 保持在较低的温度。
    Bǎochí zài jiào dī de wēndù.
    Keep it at a lower temperature.
  • 我们必须保持家庭传统。
    Wǒmen bìxū bǎochí jiātíng chuántǒng.
    We must keep up family traditions.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 bao 3

保 (bǎo): to defend; to protect; to keep; to guarantee; to ensure

  •  (rén): man
  •  (dāi): foolish; stupid; expressionless; blank; to stay

持 (chí): to hold; to grasp; to support; to maintain; to persevere; to manage; to run (i.e. administer); to control

  •  (shou): hand
  •  (sì): Buddhist temple; mosque; government office (old)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 保

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 持

HSK 4 Word List

  • 坚持 (jiān chí): to continue upholding; to remain committed to; persistence; to persist; to uphold; to insist on; persevere
  • 支持 (zhī chí): to be in favor of; to support; to back; support; backing; to stand by; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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