Jisho

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19 strokes
Radical:
bone
Parts:
Variants:
marrow, pith, essence
On:
ズイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1652 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 髄 【ズイ】 medulla, marrow, pith
  • 髄膜炎 【ズイマクエン】 meningitis
  • 骨髄 【コツズイ】 bone marrow, medulla, true spirit, one's mind
  • 脊髄 【セキズイ】 spinal cord

Readings

Chinese:
sui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • médula
  • meollo

Portuguese

  • Tutano
  • medula
  • miolo

French

  • moelle
  • quintessence
1463 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1833 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5242 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1697 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1915 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2826 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1740 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1863 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1793 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1923 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2316 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1198 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1299 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45240P Morohashi
1842 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6791 New Nelson (John Haig)
1290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1385 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1926 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3646 2001 Kanji
4b14.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-9 SKIP code
1-10-8 SKIP code
7423.2 Four corner code
31-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ac4 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

Chinese:
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
28-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cea Unicode hex code