Chinese words with 质 character meaning (HSK)

ZHI4, LIANG4
quality, mass (in physics)

BEN3, ZHI4
essence, nature, innate character, intrinsic quality

WU4, ZHI4
matter, substance, material, materialistic

XING4, ZHI4
nature, characteristic

BIAN4, ZHI4
to degenerate, to go bad, to deteriorate, metamorphosis

DAN4, BAI2, ZHI4
protein

DI4, ZHI4
geology

PIN3, ZHI4
quality

QI4, ZHI2
temperament, personality traits, manners

REN2, ZHI4
hostage

SHI2, ZHI4
substance, essence

SU4, ZHI4
inner quality, basic essence, change over time