See also: 物质

Chinese edit

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

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit


Noun edit

物質

  1. matter; material; substance
    放射性物質放射性物质  ―  fàngshèxìng wùzhì  ―  radioactive material
    物質戒斷物质戒断  ―  wùzhì jièduàn  ―  substance withdrawal
    物質含量超過正常許可 [MSC, trad.]
    物质含量超过正常许可 [MSC, simp.]
    wùzhì hánliàng chāoguò zhèngcháng xǔkězhí shù bèi. [Pinyin]
    The content of toxins in the substance exceeds twice the allowed quantity.
  2. means of subsistence; livelihood; wealth

Synonyms edit

Adjective edit

物質

  1. (colloquial) materialistic
    物質 [MSC, trad.]
    物质 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ yě tài wùzhì le ba. [Pinyin]
    You're too materialistic.

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

Sino-Xenic (物質):

Related terms edit

Japanese edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(ぶっ)(しつ) (busshitsu

  1. material, substance

Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →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

物質 (muljil) (hangeul 물질)

  1. Hanja form? of 물질 (a substance).

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun edit

物質

  1. chữ Hán form of vật chất (matter).