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The Chinese word kongqi - 空气 - kōngqì
(air in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

air, atmosphere

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( kongqi / kōngqì ) with pronunciation (English translation: air )
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空气 ( kongqi / kōngqì ) is composed of these characters: (kong) , (qi)
空气 ( kongqi / kōngqì ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 空气 ( kongqi / kōngqì ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Wu kongqi, women huo bu xiaqu!
Wú kōngqì, wŏmen huó bù xiàqu!

 – English translation: We cannot live without air!

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

sky  |  breath
空气 ( kongqi / kōngqì ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 451)
More words that mean air in Chinese
kōng ( 空 ), ( 气 ), kōngzhōng ( 空中 )

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