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qi Syllabification: qi
(also chi or ki)

Definition of qi in English:


The circulating life force whose existence and properties are the basis of much Chinese philosophy and medicine.
Example sentences
  • Qi, Blood and Body Fluids are the most basic substances that constitute the human body and maintain its functional activities.
  • As you inhale imagine the air — and your Qi — flowing evenly along the pathways.


From Chinese (Mandarin dialect) , literally 'air, breath'.

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