質問

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See also: 质问

Chinese[edit]

 
hostage; substance; nature
hostage; substance; nature; quality
to ask
trad. (質問)
simp. (质问)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

質問

  1. to question; to interrogate; to call to account

Synonyms[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しつ
Grade: 5
もん
Grade: 3
kan’on goon

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Middle Chinese 質問 (MC t͡ɕiɪt̚ mɨunH, literally “quality + ask”), apparently borrowed later as a learned borrowing from Literary Chinese of the same source term.

First attested in 1771.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(しつ)(もん) (shitsumon

  1. [from 1771] a question
    Synonym: (implies that there is a doubt about something) 疑問 (gimon)

Verb[edit]

(しつ)(もん)する (shitsumon surusuru (stem (しつ)(もん) (shitsumon shi), past (しつ)(もん)した (shitsumon shita))

  1. [from 1771] to ask a question
    Synonyms: 聞く (kiku), 問う (tou), 尋ねる (tazuneru), (humble) 伺う (ukagau)

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  • 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]

質問 (jilmun) (hangeul 질문)

  1. Hanja form? of 질문 (question).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Verb[edit]

質問

  1. Hán tự form of chất vấn (to question).