See also: 素质

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ChineseEdit

plain; element
 
hostage; substance; nature; quality
trad. (素質)
simp. (素质)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

素質

  1. inner or innate quality
    身體素質 / 身体素质  ―  shēntǐ sùzhì  ―  physique
  2. calibre
    提高學生素質 / 提高学生素质  ―  tígāo xuéshēng sùzhì  ―  to improve the calibre of students
  3. essence
  4. self-cultivation; personal accomplishment
    素質 / 素质  ―  Sùzhì chā!  ―  so ignorant!

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 素質 (“inner quality (of a person)”)
Variety Location Words
Mandarin Beijing 素質
Cantonese Hong Kong 質素

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
しつ
Grade: 5
on'yomi

NounEdit

素質 ‎(hiragana そしつ, romaji soshitsu)

  1. the makings, personal qualities, talents, tendencies
    • 1928, 岸田國士, 俳優志望者メンタルテスト:
      それなら、俳優 (はいゆう)としての素質 (そしつ)には、自信 (じしん)があるのですか。
      Sore nara, haiyū toshite no soshitsu ni wa, jishin ga aru no desu ka.
      If that's the case, are you sure you have the makings of an actor?
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