Definition of qi in English:


Syllabification: qi
Pronunciation: /CHē
(also chi or ki)


  • The circulating life force whose existence and properties are the basis of much Chinese philosophy and medicine.
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    • 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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