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See also chī, chí, chǐ, chì, chi', and chỉ
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English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Letter

chi

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Classical and Modern Greek alphabets, and the twenty-third letter of Old and Ancient alphabets.

Etymology 2

Alternative spellings

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /tʃiː/

Noun

Singular
chi

Plural
-

chi (-)
  1. A form of psychic energy.
Quotations
  • 2001Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl, p 196
    He took several deep breaths, finding his chi as Butler had taught him.
Translations

Amuzgo

Noun

chi

  1. grandfather

Adverb

chi

  1. not

Chickasaw

Alternative spellings

Pronoun

chi

  1. you

Pronoun

chi

  1. my

Chinese

Verb

chi

  1. see chi

Italian

Pronunciation

Pronoun

chi

  1. who, whom
  2. whoever

Japanese

Noun

chi (hiragana )

  1. : blood
  2. : earth, soil, the ground
  3. : know, understand, see, find, notice
  4. : wise
  5. : hiragana letter chi
  6. : katakana letter chi

Mandarin

Verb

chi (Pinyin chī, traditional and simplified )

  1. eat
    wo bu ai chi zhurou. "I don't like to eat pork."

Pinyin syllable

chi

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, chī, chí, chǐ, or chì.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Vietnamese

Noun

chi

  1. leg, limb
  2. line of descent

Verb

chi

  1. to spend (money), to pay out, to disburse

Welsh

Pronunciation

Pronoun

chi

  1. you (plural)

Noun

chi

  1. ci (dog) with the aspirate mutation.

Conjugation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ci gi nghi chi

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