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qi

[chœ] /tʃœ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
(in traditional Chinese medicine and philosophy) the vital life force that flows through the body and is supposedly regulated by acupuncture.
Also, Wade-Giles, chi.
Origin of qi
From the Chinese word breath

Qi

[chœ] /tʃœ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
Ch'i.
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qi

/tʃiː/
noun
1.
a variant of chi2
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qi

n.

"physical life force," 1850, from Chinese qi "air, breath."

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