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Meaning of "qi" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QI

qi  [tʃiː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Qi is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

qi

Qi

Ritual traditions: ▪ Faism ▪ Jitongism ▪ Nuoism ▪ Wuism Devotional traditions: ▪ Mazuism ▪ Wang Ye worship Organized societies: ▪ Deism ▪ Luoism ▪ Xiaism ▪ Xiantiandao ▪ Qigong ▪ Tiandism Related religions ▪ Benzhuism ▪ Bimoism ▪ Bon ▪ Dongbaism ▪ Ruism ▪ Shigongism ▪ Ua Dab ▪ Yao Taoism Portal Shenism v t e In traditional Chinese culture, qi is an active principle forming part of any living thing. Qi is frequently translated as "natural energy", "life force", or "energy flow". Qi is the central underlying principle in traditional Chinese medicine and martial arts. The literal translation of "qi" is "breath", "air", or "gas". Concepts similar to qi can be found in many cultures, for example, prana and cit in Hindu religion, mana in Hawaiian culture, lüng in Tibetan Buddhism, ruah in Hebrew culture, and Vital energy in Western philosophy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QI


banshee
ˈbænʃiː
bocce
ˈbɒtʃiː
chichi
ˈʃiːˌʃiː
Clichy
kliːˈʃiː
hachis
hɑːˈʃiː
Hsi
ʃiː
Jiangxi
ˈdʒjæŋˈʃiː
Kashi
ˈkɑːˈʃiː
kimchi
ˈkɪmtʃiː
Kochi
kəʊˈtʃiː
lichee
ˌlaɪˈtʃiː
litchi
ˌlaɪˈtʃiː
lychee
ˌlaɪˈtʃiː
mirchi
miːrˈtʃiː
munshi
ˈmuːnʃiː
Shaanxi
ˈʃænˈʃiː
Shanxi
ˈʃænˈʃiː
she
ʃiː
specie
ˈspiːʃiː
Wuxi
ˈwuːˈʃiː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QI

qibla
qigong
qindar
qindarka
Qingdao
Qinghai
qinghaosu
qintar
qintarka
Qiqihar
Qishm
qiviut

Synonyms and antonyms of qi in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «qi» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QI

Find out the translation of qi to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of qi from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «qi» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

qi
570 millions of speakers

English

qi
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्यूई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ци
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

qi
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Qi
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

qi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Qi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Qi
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

제나라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Qi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्वि
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

qi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

qi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

qi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ци
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

qi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τσι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

qi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

qi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

qi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of qi

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QI»

The term «qi» is very widely used and occupies the 6.576 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QI» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «qi» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «qi» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about qi

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QI»

Discover the use of qi in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to qi and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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1,227 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off
' Did you know that: cows moo in regional accents; the entire internet weighs less than a grain of sand; the dialling code from Britain to Russia is 007; potatoes have more chromosomes than human beings; the London Underground has made more ...
John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, 2012
2
The Book of General Ignorance
You’ll be surprised at how much you don’t know! Check out THE BOOK OF GENERAL IGNORANCE for more fun entries and complete answers to the following: How long can a chicken live without its head? About two years. What do chameleons do?
John Mitchinson, John Lloyd, 2007
3
A Brief History of Qi
This book is devoted to a topic represented by a single Chinese character, Qi. When presented with the concept of Qi, students of Chinese culture, Chinese medicine, Chinese martial arts and a wide range of Chinese traditional arts and ...
Yu Huan Zhang, Ken Rose, 2001
4
Li, Qi and Shu: An Introduction to Science and Civilization ...
Fascinating introduction to traditional Chinese concepts of li, qi, shu, yin, yang, wuxing, and yijing. Other topics covered: Chinese mathematics, astronomy and astrology, alchemy, magic, elixirs, and the search for immortality.
Peng Yoke Ho, 2000
5
QI: The Book of Animal Ignorance
Here is the eagerly anticipated follow up to The Book of General Ignorance.
John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, 2009
6
Voices of Qi: An Introductory Guide to Traditional Chinese ...
Many people are seeking alternatives to the Western, medical approach to health care. To these seekers, Voices of Qi is an invaluable aid in exploring what Traditional Chinese Medicine has to offer.
Alex Holland, 2000
7
Encounters with Qi: Exploring Chinese Medicine
An American medical exchange student describes his impressions of Chinese medicine; discusses herbal remedies, psychic healing, and acupuncture; and suggests possible lessons for doctors in the West
David Eisenberg (M.D.), 1995
8
QI The Book of the Dead
In The Book of the Dead you will meet hundreds of Dead People, some well-known, others completely obscure, organised into 42 short chapters that play merry hell with the usual classifications.
John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, 2009
9
Cultivating Qi: An Introduction to Chinese Body-Mind Energetics
Henry is generally well-behaved, but he is occasionally arrogant and vain. Henry is at heart a hard worker, but his frequent bouts of illness hinder his work.
Jun Wang, 2011
10
Earth Qi Gong for Women: Awaken Your Inner Healing Power
"Focuses on promoting women's health though a traditional Chinese medicine method and an ancient, series of gentle, conscious movements geared toward a women's unique anatomy, to help balance emotions and hormones, and promote anti-aging ...
Tina Chunna Zhang, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term qi is used in the context of the following news items.
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New, faster Qi wireless charging spec could get an iPhone from 0 to …
The Wireless Power Consortium has updated its popular Qi wireless power specification to include a new 15-watt fast charging mode, meaning that if Apple ... «Apple Insider, Jun 15»
2
Latest Qi spec promises fast wireless charging for your phone
Before long, you won't have to choose between charging your phone quickly and plunking it on a convenient wireless charger. The Wireless Power Consortium ... «Engadget, Jun 15»
3
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Supports Wireless Charging On …
Some reports have claimed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active supports only Qi wireless charging, but not PMA. In fact, the handset does come with dual-mode ... «Tech Times, Jun 15»
4
Yi qi Is Neat But Might Not Have Been the Black Screaming Dino …
Yi qi (quite rightly) received enormous global coverage in the news media and blogosphere. It's a pigeon-sized scansoriopterygid known only from a single, ... «Scientific American, May 15»
5
Yi qi: Bat-Winged Dinosaur Discovered in China
The prehistoric creature, scientifically named Yi qi, represents a new genus and species. It belongs to Scansoriopterygidae, an extinct family of maniraptorans ... «Sci-News.com, Apr 15»
6
Is it a bird? Is it a bat? Meet Yi qi, the dinosaur that is sort of both
Flying dinosaur Life reconstruction of the remarkable Yi qi with feathers and bat-like membranous wings supported by an unusual long wrist bone Photograph: ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
7
Apple Watch found to be compliant with Qi wireless charging standard
The inductive charging capabilities of the Apple Watch are based on the established Qi open standard, as shown by the fact that the Apple Watch charger works ... «Apple Insider, Apr 15»
8
WATCH: New 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah 'Seduces' Stephen Fry …
If you're a regular watcher of the BBC show QI, you may recognize Noah from his role as a guest panelist. After Noah gives the panel a language lesson on Zulu ... «Anglophenia, Mar 15»
9
The QI Elves: The fact-finding overlords with their own hit podcast
Everything is quite interesting. Or at least, it is when you're a fact-hungry QI “elf” – one of the researchers behind the phenomenally popular and enduring BBC ... «The Independent, Mar 15»
10
Qi Wireless Charging | How to add Qi wireless charging capabilities …
Qi wireless charging is becoming a popular buzzword in the smartphone industry - but what is it? We explain exactly what Qi wireless charging is, which phones ... «PC Advisor, Mar 15»

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