Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 46:質

Meaning

In Japanese,質 means “quality”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:しつ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
品質(ひんしつ)→quality

Origin:

You can see two people who are exchanging things.
The original meaning of 質 is “mortgage”.
Only something whose quality is good can be used for mortgage, right?
So 質 stands for “quality”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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