khí

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See also: khi and khỉ

Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

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Noun[edit]

khí

  1. (chiefly in fixed expressions, physics, meteorology) Clipping of không khí (air).
    khí trờifresh air (literally, “sky air”)
  2. (chemistry) gas
    khí hiđrôhydrogen gas (H2)
  3. (philosophy) chi
  4. (fiction) an aura (chi) that can be sensed by chi masters, usually helps them notice the presence of someone or something even without seeing that person or thing
    sát khíkilling chi, provoked by killing intent (sát ý)
    khíwicked chi, emitted from an evil source
    linh khíspirit chi, emitted by spirits
    yêu khíchi emitted by a yaoguai/youkai
    chướng khímiasma

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