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English Definitionmatter; substance; material; materialistic
Simplified Script物质
Traditional Script物質
Pinyinwùzhì, Taiwan pr. wùzhí
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨˋ ㄓˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mat6zat1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
thing; object; matter; abbr. for physics 物理
zhìcharacter; nature; quality; plain; to question

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Words With Same Head Word    
物理wùlǐphysics; physical
物价wùjià(commodity) prices
物资wùzīgoods; supplies
物品wùpǐnarticles; goods; materials
物体wùtǐobject; body; substance
Words With Same Tail Word    
性质xìngzhìnature; characteristic
本质běnzhìessence; nature; innate character; intrinsic quality
实质shízhìsubstance; essence
品质pǐnzhìcharacter; intrinsic quality (of a person); quality (of a product or service, or as in "quality of life", "air quality" etc)
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