元氣

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See also: 元気 and 元气

Chinese[edit]

 
primary; first; fundamental; dollar; (dynasty)
 
gas; air; smell; weather; vital breath; to make sb. angry; to get angry; to be enraged
trad. (元氣)
simp. (元气)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
Initial () (31) (29)
Final () (66) (20)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋʉɐn/ /kʰɨiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋʷiɐn/ /kʰɨiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiuɐn/ /kʰiəiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋuan/ /kʰɨjH/
Li
Rong
/ŋiuɐn/ /kʰiəiH/
Wang
Li
/ŋĭwɐn/ /kʰĭəiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋi̯wɐn/ /kʰe̯iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuán

Noun[edit]

元氣

  1. (Chinese philosophy) energy of primal chaos
  2. (in common usage) strength; vigour; vitality
  3. (traditional Chinese medicine) vital energy

Derived terms[edit]