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chi

noun \ ˈkī , ˈkē \

Definition of chi

: the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet — see Alphabet Table

Origin and Etymology of chi

Greek chei, chi

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chi

noun, often capitalized \ ˈchē \
variants: or ch'i or less commonly

Definition of chi

: vital energy that is held to animate the body internally and is of central importance in some Eastern systems of medical treatment (such as acupuncture) and of exercise or self-defense (such as tai chi)

Origin and Etymology of chi

Chinese (Beijing) , literally, air, breath


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