Adjective "qi" definition and examples

(Qi may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

The circulating life force whose existence and properties are the basis of much Chinese philosophy and medicine.
  1. 'Qi, Blood and Body Fluids are the most basic substances that constitute the human body and maintain its functional activities.'

More definitions

1. (in traditional Chinese medicine and philosophy) the vital life force that flows through the body and is supposedly regulated by acupuncture.

More examples(as adjective)

"lais can be qi."

Origin

From Chinese ( Mandarin dialect) qì, literally ‘air, breath’.