素材

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
ざい
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(そ, so: “element”) + (ざい, zai: “material”)

Noun[edit]

素材 (hiragana そざい, romaji sozai)

  1. material for making something such as food, web page, art,
  2. material for writing a document

Synonyms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin sùcái
Zhuyin ㄙㄨˋ ㄘㄞˊ
IPA (key) /su⁵¹ t͡sʰaɪ̯³⁵/

Noun[edit]

素材 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sùcái)

  1. source material (of literature and art)