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The Chinese word qi - 妻 - qī
(wife in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 妻 ( qī ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( qi / qī ) with pronunciation (English translation: wife )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

female  |  wife
妻 ( qi / qī ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 955)
Chinese example words containing the character 妻 ( qi / qī )
妻子 ( qīzi = wife )
Other characters that are pronounced qī in Chinese
More words that mean wife in Chinese
qīzi ( 妻子 ), tàitài ( 太太 )

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