See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

气 气 气 气
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形)

A pictograme of an air flow.

In seal form, it was the same as .

Han characterEdit

(radical 84 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人一弓 (OMN), X人一弓 (XOMN), four-corner 80017)

  1. steam, vapour, air
  2. spirit
  3. KangXi radical 84

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 599, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17043
  • Dae Jaweon: page 990, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2010, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6C14

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping hei3, Yale hei3)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ , khi, Guangdong hi5, k'i5 [Hailu, Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim hi4, ki1)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(Radical)

  1. spirit
  2. steam radical (きがまえ,kigamae)

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • This character exists only as a radical in Japanese. The corresponding character is .

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin (qi4), (xi4), Wade-Giles ch'i4, hsi4)

NounEdit

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional )

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) air; gas
  2. (Intermediate Mandarin) breath
  3. smell, odour
  4. weather
  5. vital energy, life force, (Chinese philosophy) Qi

VerbEdit

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional )

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) to get angry
  2. to make angry, to annoy
  3. to breath

CompoundsEdit

  • 气昂昂
  • 气泵
  • 气不打一处来
  • 气不忿儿
  • 气不公
  • 气不过
  • 气不平
  • 气冲冲
  • 气冲牛斗, 气冲斗牛
  • 气冲霄汉
  • 气喘
  • 气喘喘
  • 气喘吁吁
  • 气窗
  • 气锤
  • 气粗
  • 气垫
  • 气垫船
  • 气度
  • 气短
  • 气阀
  • 气氛
  • 气忿忿
  • 气愤
  • 气概
  • 气割
  • 气功
  • 气鼓鼓
  • 气管
  • 气管炎
  • 气贯长虹
  • 气锅
  • 气焊
  • 气哼哼
  • 气候
  • 气呼呼
  • 气化
  • 气话
  • 气火
  • 气急
  • 气急败坏
  • 气节
  • 气井
  • 气撅撅
  • 气绝
  • 气厥
  • 气孔
  • 气浪
  • 气类
  • 气力
  • 气量
  • 气流
  • 气脉
  • 气门
  • 气门心
  • 气闷
  • 气囊
  • 气囔囔
  • 气恼
  • 气馁
  • 气逆
  • 气派
  • 气泡
  • 气魄
  • 气枪
  • 气球
  • 气儿不打一处来
  • 气儿不顺
  • 气人
  • 气嗓
  • 气色
  • 气盛
  • 气势
  • 气势磅礴
  • 气势汹汹
  • 气数
  • 气态
  • 气体
  • 气田
  • 气筒
  • 气头上
  • 气团
  • 气吞山河
  • 气味
  • 气温
  • 气息
  • 气息奄奄
  • 气象
  • 气象台
  • 气象万千
  • 气象学
  • 气象站
  • 气性
  • 气汹汹
  • 气胸
  • 气咻咻
  • 气吁吁
  • 气虚
  • 气压
  • 气压表
  • 气眼
  • 气焰
  • 气宇
  • 气运
  • 气韵
  • 气质
  • 气壮山河

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-17.

Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ khì, khùi)

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 11:59