See also: 质问

ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

質問

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

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(しつ)(もん) (shitsumon

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

VerbEdit

(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)

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

質問 (jilmun) (hangeul 질문)

  1. Hanja form? of 질문 (question).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

質問

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