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The Chinese word qi - 气 - qì
(air in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

air, gas, breath, anger, smell, to make angry

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 气 ( qì ) correctly?"

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Chinese characters  ( qi / qì ) with pronunciation (English translation: air )
气 ( qi / qì ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

oxygen  |  hydrogen
气 ( qi / qì ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 179)
Chinese example words containing the character 气 ( qi / qì )
不客气 ( bú kèqì = don't mention it ), 不景气 ( bùjĭngqì = depression ), 充气泵 ( chōngqìbàng = inflator pump ), 带器的 ( dàiqìde = sparkling ), 电气技师 ( diànqì jìshī = electrician ), 客气 ( kèqi = polite ), 空气 ( kōngqì = air ), 力气 ( lìqi = strength ), 煤气 ( méiqì = gas ), 排气扇 ( páiqìshàn = exhaust fan ), 脾气 ( píqi = temperament ), 气人 ( qì rén = to get someone angry ), 气功 ( qìgōng = qigong ), 气候 ( qìhòu = climate ), 气温 ( qìwēn = temperature ), 生气 ( shēngqì = angry ), 天气 ( tiānqì = weather ), 天气预报 ( tiānqìyùbào = weather forecast ), 语气 ( yŭqì = mood )
Other characters that are pronounced qì in Chinese
More words that mean air in Chinese
kōng ( 空 ), kōngqì ( 空气 ), kōngzhōng ( 空中 )
More words that mean gas in Chinese
méiqì ( 煤气 )

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