性質

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 5
しつ
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

性質 (hiragana せいしつ, romaji seishitsu)

  1. a person's nature or disposition
     (かれ)性質 (せいしつ) ()い。
    kare wa seishitsu ga yoi.
    He is goodnatured.
  2. original characteristic of a thing; a property; a nature
    この仕事 (しごと)性質 (せいしつ) ()らなかった。
    kono shigoto no seishitsu o shiranakatta.
    I didn't know the nature of this job.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (disposition): 気性 (きしょう, kishō)

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 性质
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xìngzhì
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄥˋ ㄓˋ
IPA (key) /ɕiŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
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Noun[edit]

性質 (traditional, Pinyin xìngzhì, simplified 性质)

  1. character; nature; quality

See also[edit]