Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
Variants:
tooth, cog
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1106 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 歯 【シ】 tooth, age, years
  • 歯科 【シカ】 dentistry
  • 義歯 【ギシ】 artificial tooth
  • 生歯 【セイシ】 teething, cutting teeth, dentition

Kun reading compounds

  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age
  • 歯 【は】 tooth
  • 歯切れ 【はぎれ】 feel when biting, manner of enunciation
  • 継ぎ歯 【つぎば】 capped tooth, (dental) crown
  • 年端 【としは】 age, years (old)
  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi3
Korean:
chi

Spanish

  • diente
  • diente de engranaje

Portuguese

  • dentes
  • dentes de engrenagens

French

  • dent
  • dentée (roue)
  • crémaillère (rail)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
306 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
290 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
997 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
439 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
652 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2051 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
478 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
702 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1942 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3124 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1179 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16323 Morohashi
2476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1171 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1255 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
398 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
6b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
2177.2 Four corner code
1-27-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b6f Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
substance, quality, matter, temperament
Kun:
たちただ.すもとわりふ
On:
シツシチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N4
389 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 質 【シツ】 quality, value, nature, inherent quality, character, logical quality
  • 質疑 【シツギ】 question, interpellation
  • 変質 【ヘンシツ】 alteration (of character or essence), change in quality, transformation, deterioration, degeneration, transmutation
  • タンパク質 【タンパクシツ】 protein
  • 質 【シチ】 pawn, pawned article, pledge, security, guarantee
  • 質屋 【シチヤ】 pawnshop
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article

Kun reading compounds

  • 質 【たち】 nature (of a person), disposition, temperament, nature (of something), character, kind, sort
  • 質がいい 【たちがいい】 good-natured, of good character
  • 質す 【ただす】 to enquire of someone about something (inquire), to question

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi2, zhi4
Korean:
jil, ji

Spanish

  • substancia
  • contenido
  • simplicidad
  • calidad
  • depósito
  • custodia

Portuguese

  • substância
  • qualidade
  • matéria
  • temperamento

French

  • substance
  • matière
  • qualité
  • tempérament
628 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
369 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
325 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
176 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
176 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1737 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3483 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1146 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36833 Morohashi
2808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5817 New Nelson (John Haig)
1137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1219 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
359 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
808 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
7b8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
2-13-2 SKIP code
7280.6 Four corner code
1-28-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cea Unicode hex code