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See also: 性质

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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

性質

  1. character; nature; intrinsic quality; essence

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (性質):

JapaneseEdit

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

NounEdit

性質 (hiragana せいしつ, rōmaji 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.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

性質 (seongjil) (hangeul 성질)

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

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

性質

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