Meaning and pronunciation of 气

Simplified character
Traditional character
qì (qi4)

Definition:

gas; air; smell; weather; to make angry; to annoy; to get angry; vital energy; qi;

HSK levels:

1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Components:

  • 气 (qì): air

Characters with the same pronunciation:

Sentences examples with 气:

  • 谢谢!不客气!
    A: Xièxiè! B: Bùkèqì!
  • 今年二月天气很冷。
    Jīnnián èr yuè tiānqì hěn lěng.
  • 今天天气晴/阴。
    Jīntiān tiānqì qíng/yīn.
  • 甲:谢谢你!乙:不客气。
    Jiǎ: Xièxiè nǐ! Yǐ: Bù kèqì.
  • 今天天气很汉语。
    Jīntiān tiānqì hěn hànyǔ.

Words containing 气, by HSK level:

HSK level 1 vocabulary list

  • (búkèqi) : you're welcome; it's my pleasure (answer to someone who thanks)
  • (tiānqì) : weather

HSK level 3 vocabulary list

  • (shēngqì) : angry; mad; offended; animated; to get angry; to be enraged; to take offense; animation

HSK level 4 vocabulary list

  • (kōngqì) : air; atmosphere
  • (lìqi) : strength; CL:把[ba3]
  • (píqi) : temperament; disposition; temper; CL:个
  • (qìhòu) : climate; atmosphere; situation; CL:种[zhong3]

HSK level 5 vocabulary list

  • (qìfēn) : atmosphere; mood
  • (táoqì) : naughty; bad
  • (xiǎoqi) : stingy; petty; miserly; narrow-minded
  • (yǒngqì) : courage; valor; (to have) the nerve
  • (yǔqì) : tone; manner of speaking; mood; CL:个
  • (yùnqi) : luck (good or bad)

HSK level 6 vocabulary list

  • (chuǎnqì) : to breathe deeply; to pant
  • (fēngqì) : general mood; atmosphere; common practice
  • (fúqì) : to be convinced; to accept
  • (fúqi) : good fortune; to enjoy good fortune
  • (héqi) : friendly; polite; amiable
  • (jiāoqì) : delicate; squeamish; finicky
  • (kǒuqì) : tone of voice; the way one speaks; manner of expression; tone
  • (lǐzhíqìzhuàng) : in the right and self-confident (idiom); bold and confident with justice on one's side; to have the courage of one's convictions; just and forceful
  • (qìgài) : lofty quality; mettle; spirit
  • (qìgōng) : qigong, a system of deep breathing exercises
  • (qìpò) : spirit; boldness; positive outlook; imposing attitude
  • (qìsè) : complexion
  • (qìshì) : momentum; manner; energy; look of great force or imposing manner; powerful
  • (qìwèi) : odor; scent
  • (qìxiàng) : meteorological feature; CL:个; meteorology; atmosphere or scene
  • (qìyā) : atmospheric pressure; barometric pressure
  • (qìzhí) : temperament; personality traits; manners
  • (shénqì) : expression; manner; spirited; vigorous
  • (tànqì) : to sigh; to heave a sigh
  • (tiānránqì) : natural gas
  • (xièqì) : discouraged; dejected; demoralized; despairing; to want to give up; to deflate (air from a tyre)
  • (yǎngqì) : oxygen
  • (zhāoqìpéngbó) : full of youthful energy (idiom); vigorous; energetic; a bright spark
  • (zhēngqì) : to work hard for sth; to resolve on improvement; determined not to fall short
  • (zhèngqì) : healthy environment; healthy atmosphere; righteousness; vital energy (in Chinese medicine)
  • (zhìqì) : ambition; resolve; backbone; drive; spirit

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