1. 质 is the 404th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 69 words.
  4. appears as a component in 2 characters.


Once :
=> 𣂑,
Radical :
=> (cliff), (ten), (shell)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. zhi4 - character/nature/quality/plain/to pawn/pledge/hostage/to question/Taiwan pr. [zhi2]

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 质 (zhi4): The component 十 is pronounced as 'shi2'. It has the same pinyin final.

Example Words:

High Frequency

优质 (優質)
品质 (品質)
本质 (本質)
气质 (氣質)
物质 (物質)
素质 (素質)
蛋白质 (蛋白質)
质疑 (質疑)
质量 (質量)

Medium Frequency

人质 (人質)
保质期 (保質期)
劣质 (劣質)
地质 (地質)
实质 (實質)
实质性 (實質性)
性质 (性質)
木质 (木質)
材质 (材質)
水质 (水質)
潜质 (潛質)
特质 (特質)
皮质 (皮質)
矿物质 (礦物質)
神经质 (神經質)
肉质 (肉質)
角质 (角質)
变质 (變質)
资质 (資質)
质问 (質問)
质地 (質地)
质感 (質感)
质朴 (質樸)
质检 (質檢)
质变 (質變)
钙质 (鈣質)
杂质 (雜質)
音质 (音質)
体质 (體質)

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Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.