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See also: 物质

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ChineseEdit

thing; object; matter
 
hostage; substance; nature; quality
trad. (物質)
simp. (物质)

EtymologyEdit

Attestable since at least the Tang dynasty. Popularized from Japanese 物質 (ぶっしつ) (busshitsu)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

物質

  1. matter; material; substance
  2. means of subsistence; livelihood; wealth

AdjectiveEdit

物質

  1. (colloquial) materialistic
    物質 / 物质  ―  Nǐ yě tài wùzhì le ba.  ―  You're too materialistic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (物質):

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ぶつ > ぶっ
Grade: 3
しつ
Grade: 5
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

物質 (hiragana ぶっしつ, rōmaji busshitsu)

  1. material, substance

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 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.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

物質 (muljil) (hangeul 물질)

  1. Hanja form? of 물질 (a substance).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

物質

  1. Hán tự form of vật chất, (“matter”).