白气

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 白氣

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin báiqì
Zhuyin ㄅㄞˊ ㄑㄧˋ
IPA (key) /paɪ̯³⁵ t͡ɕʰi⁵¹/

NounEdit

白气 (simplified, Pinyin báiqì, traditional 白氣)

  1. (archaic) white mist; white vapor; white haze; white smoke

Usage notesEdit

According to ancient belief, white vapor was viewed as an omen which signified an impending war or battle.

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 08:38