qí his; her; its

Made up of [ eight; 8 radical 12]

Note

Originally represents a basket sitting on a stand suggesting 'possession'

Related characters


Using : fēn (divide) gōng (public) sì (four) liù (six) gòng (common) xīng (prosper) xué (cave) dài (to respect)

Sounds same

qí (board game) qí (strange)

Different tone

qī (seven) qī (phase) qǐ (to rise) qì (gas) qì (steam)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 其
Stroke order for character 其, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

身临其境 shēn lín qí jìng An eye witness to an event
听其言观其行 tīng qí yán guān qí xíng Judge people by their actions, not by their words
Thu 22nd Mar

Waste incinerator

China is well aware of the huge problems of waste disposal. Now that rural communities have more income there is far more plastic and other toxic waste that would normally have to go to landfill. The landfill is often not properly contained and escapes to poison the groundwater. Now Han Zhaobin of Hunan province believes he has come up with a solution. A small scale five ton incinerator is designed to leave very little toxic residue and a series of washing stages will remove toxic components from the smoke. A community level waste disposal unit will save transporting it to a large county level facility.

The Central government have recently announced an initiative to bring all rural communities out of poverty by 2050. Dealing with increased waste will be a necessary step in improving the standard of living of many rural communities.


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