1. tuah peng, ngeih peng; e.g. He maintains a steady speed = A kal ranning in a kal peng ko;
2. zohkhenh; e.g. It is hard to maintain a family with a low salary = Lahkhah tlawmte cun innchungkhar zoh a har ko.
3. ti peng, chim peng; e.g. They maintain that they are innocent = Kan sual lo an ti peng ko.