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 To be present at a location. A 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

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