性質

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See also: 性质

Chinese[edit]

sex; nature; suffix corresponding to ‑ness or ‑ity
 
hostage; substance; nature
hostage; substance; nature; quality
trad. (性質)
simp. (性质)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

性質

  1. character; nature; intrinsic quality; essence

Synonyms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (性質):
  • Japanese: 性質(せいしつ) (seishitsu)
  • Korean: 성질 (性質, seongjil)
  • Vietnamese: tính chất (性質)

Japanese[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(せい)(しつ) (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]

References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

性質 (seongjil) (hangeul 성질)

  1. Hanja form? of 성질 (temper, nature, quality).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

性質

  1. Hán tự form of tính chất (property, nature, characteristic).