Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

气 (氣)

  1. noun gas / vapour / fumes
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: (Kroll '气' 1; NCCED '气' 1)
  2. noun anger
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: (NCCED '气' 7)
  3. noun Kangxi radical 84
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  4. verb to be angry
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: (NCCED '气' 5)
  5. noun breath
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Health 健康
    Notes: (Kroll '气' 1a; NCCED '气' 3)
  6. noun a smell / an odour
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Smell 气味
    Notes: In the sense of 气味 (GHC '气' 13; Kroll '气' 3; NCCED '气' 8)
  7. noun posture / disposition / airs / manners
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Posture 身姿
    Notes: (Kroll '气' 4; NCCED '气' 10)
  8. noun vital material force
    Domain: Philosophy 哲学 , Subdomain: Neo-Confucianism 理学
    Notes: In Confucianism meta-physics (GHC '气' 5; Kroll '气' 2; NCCED '气' 11; Yao, 2000, p. 151)
  9. noun air
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: (Kroll '气' 3; NCCED '气' 2)
  10. noun weather
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: (GHC '气' 2; Kroll '气' 3; NCCED '气' 3)
  11. verb to make angry
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: (NCCED '气' 6)
  12. noun morale / spirit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '气' 9)
  13. verb to bully / to insult
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '气' 12)
  14. noun vitality / energy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '气' 5; Kroll '气' 2a)
  15. noun inspiration
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '气' 2b)
  16. noun strength / power
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 气势 (GHC '气' 4; Kroll '气' 2c)
  17. noun mist
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 云气 (GHC '气' 1)
  18. noun instrument
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In place of 器 (GHC '气' 9)

Contained in

暖气天然气气象空气气象局天气大气层大气油气气压表电气气管名气风气勇气气质俗气服气气氛气势语气词生气香气小气气体语气语气助词节气气候客气力气煤气脾气气温气味口气气愤气概气压神气叹气氧气一口气运气大气压发脾气废气福气和气娇气理直气壮

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷21 志第16 天文下 Volume 21 Treatises 16: Astronomy 3 213
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十二 志第五 天文五 Volume 52 Treatises 5: Astronomy 5 174
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十二 志第二 天文中 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Astronomy Part Two 123
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十 志第十三 天文十三 Volume 60 Treatises 13: Astronomy 13 123
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十四 志第十七 五行二下 Volume 64 Treatises 17: Five Elements 2b 123
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 116
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十三 志第十三: 曆二 Volume 33 Treatises 13: Calendar 2 114
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 112
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十八上   志第十八上  曆四上 Volume 28a Treatises 20: Calendar 4a 67
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十九 志第三十二 律曆十二 Volume 79 Treatises 32: Measures and Calendar 12 64

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
阳气 陽氣 則陽氣不勝 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 13
地气 地氣 地氣上騰 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 11
坦气 坦氣 坦氣修通 Guanzi 《管子》 幼官第八 Chapter 8: Young Officials 10
气修 氣修 坦氣修通 Guanzi 《管子》 幼官第八 Chapter 8: Young Officials 10
阴气 陰氣 則陰氣大勝 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 9
望气 望氣 凡望氣 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十五 迎敵祠 Book 15 - The Sacrifice against the Coming of the Enemy 6
气曰 氣曰 六氣曰陰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5
气志 氣誌 氣志不違 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《孔子閒居》 Confucius at Home at Leisure 5
六气 六氣 天有六氣 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5
气发 氣髮 陽氣發泄 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 3