Jisho

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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, perversion (esp. sexual)
  • 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
  • たちが良い 【たちがいい】 good-natured, of good character
  • 質す 【ただす】 to ask (about), to inquire, to enquire, to question, to make sure of

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

11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
question, ask, problem
Kun:
と.うと.いとん
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
64 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 問 【モン】 counter for questions
  • 問責 【モンセキ】 blame, censure, reproof, reprimand, rebuke
  • 設問 【セツモン】 posing a question, question
  • 弔問 【チョウモン】 condolence call

Kun reading compounds

  • 問う 【とう】 to ask, to inquire, to blame (someone) for, to accuse of, to pursue (question of responsibility), to charge with, to care about, to regard as important, to call into question, to doubt, to question
  • 問うに落ちず語るに落ちる 【とうにおちずかたるにおちる】 to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
  • 問い 【とい】 question, query
  • 問い合わせ 【といあわせ】 enquiry, inquiry, query
  • 更問 【さらとい】 follow-up question, additional question
  • 問屋 【とんや】 wholesale store, wholesale dealer, wholesaler

Readings

Japanese names:
はる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • duda
  • pregunta
  • problema
  • preguntar
  • acusar

Portuguese

  • perguntar
  • pergunta
  • problema

French

  • question
  • demander
  • problème
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
418 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
75 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4944 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
140 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1524 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
162 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
239 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3814 Morohashi
3320 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 New Nelson (John Haig)
1617 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
41 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
387 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
8e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-3 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-44-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
554f Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
solution, answer
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
486 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 答申 【トウシン】 report, reply, findings
  • 答案 【トウアン】 examination paper, examination script, answer sheet, answer (to an exam question)
  • 贈答 【ゾウトウ】 exchange of presents
  • 正答 【セイトウ】 correct answer

Kun reading compounds

  • 答える 【こたえる】 to answer, to reply
  • 答え 【こたえ】 answer, reply, response, answer, solution, result
  • 答える 【こたえる】 to answer, to reply

Readings

Japanese names:
どう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
da2, da1
Korean:
dab

Spanish

  • solución
  • respuesta
  • contestar
  • responder

Portuguese

  • solução
  • resposta

French

  • solution
  • réponse
293 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
202 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
185 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
434 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3394 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
556 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
235 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1765 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
160 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
160 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
213 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1478 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
956 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26006 Morohashi
2681 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4285 New Nelson (John Haig)
947 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1018 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
219 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2377 2001 Kanji
6f6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8860.1 Four corner code
1-37-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b54 Unicode hex code