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ㄑㄧ ˇ


起 is a 10 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as in the third tone.

It is made up of the components (walk) and (self).

  • ㄑㄧ ˇ


    • ㄗㄡ ˇ



    • ㄐㄧ ˇ


8 stories have been written about this character — see all
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Me, myself, and I rise on foot.
by aeforton0614

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Only when I rise from the darkness then I will truly be myself.
by King-Aragorn

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To rise myself, I must start on my foot
by dsharp1211

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they will rise by themselves on foot.
by deviningers

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when i'm on foot i rise up.
by DarudeSandstrom

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We found 1 pronunciation for 起

Definitions for 起 pronounced as qǐ

  • to rise
  • to raise
  • to get up
  • to set out
  • to start
  • to appear
  • to launch
  • to initiate (action)
  • to draft
  • to establish
  • to get (from a depot or counter)
  • verb suffix, to start
  • starting from (a time, place, price etc)
  • classifier for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance
  • classifier for groups: batch, group


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