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Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
qǐ | qi3
English translation
to rise
to raise
to get up
to set out
to start
to appear
to launch
to initiate (action)
to draft
to establish
to get (from a depot or counter)
verb suffix, to start
(before place or time) starting from
classifier for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance
classifier for groups: batch, group
to begin, to initiate; to rise, to stand up

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Number of strokes

10

Traditional form

Contains the radical

zǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

walk

Etymology of

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

走己

Semantic compound

zǒu

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. zǒu represents the meaning and represents the sound.

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tàn le kǒu , zhàn le 起来 qǐlai , 不由自主 bù yóu zì zhǔ de hǎo 裙子 qúnzi ,平头 píng tóu .

She sighed, stood up, automatically adjusted her skirt and smoothed her hair.

de 手指 shǒuzhǐ 接触 jiēchù 软膏 ruǎn gāo 之后 zhī hòu jiù téng 起来 qǐlai le .

My fingers are beginning to prick after touching that paste.

农夫 nóng fū yòng fān le 一些 yī xiē 埋葬 máizàng de 财宝 cái bǎo .

The ploughman turned up some buried treasure.

跟随 gēnsuí 鲁珀特, shè chuàn Xīn de 珍宝 zhēn bǎo 足迹 zú jì !

Follow Rupert as he picks up a new treasure trail!

乐得 qiáo le 嘴角 zuǐ jiǎo .

He quirked up the corners of his mouth with amusement.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
起来 qǐlai also pr. [qǐ​lai]起來
一起 yīqǐ together一起 yīqǐ
to rise
对不起 duìbuqǐ unworthy對不起
引起 yǐnqǐ to lead to引起 yǐnqǐ
想起 xiǎng qǐ to recall想起 xiǎng qǐ
起床 qǐchuáng to get up起床 qǐchuáng
起诉 qǐ sù to sue起訴
看起来 kàn qǐ lai seemingly看起來
提起 tí qǐ to mention提起 tí qǐ
起码 qǐmǎ at the minimum起碼
发起 fā qǐ to originate發起
了不起 liǎobuqǐ amazing了不起 liǎobuqǐ
起飞 qǐfēi (of an aircraft) to take off起飛
起身 qǐ shēn to get up起身 qǐ shēn
掀起 xiānqǐ to lift掀起 xiānqǐ
崛起 jué qǐ to tower over崛起 jué qǐ
起点 qǐ diǎn starting point起點
早起 zǎo qǐ to get up early早起 zǎo qǐ
起步 qǐ bù to set out起步 qǐ bù
拿起 ná qǐ to pick up拿起 ná qǐ
举起 jǔ qǐ to heave舉起
站起来 zhàn qǐ lai to stand up站起來
升起 shēng qǐ to raise升起 shēng qǐ
抬起 tái qǐ to lift up抬起 tái qǐ

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Decomposition

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