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English Definitionflag; banner
Simplified Script旗子
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧˊ ㄗ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)kei4zi2
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
banner; flag; (in Qing times) refers to Manchurian ruling class, from 八旗 eight banners; administrative subdivision in inner Mongolia equivalent to county
son; child; seed; egg; small thing; 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat; Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)

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Words With Same Head Word    
旗帜qízhìensign; flag
旗袍qípáoChinese-style dress; cheongsam
旗号qíhàolit. a banner to distinguish an army unit or the name of its general; fig. to act in the name (of an idea or an organization); to fly the flag (as a cover for shady business); used for 旗语 semaphore
旗丁qídīngManchurian foot soldier
旗下qíxiàunder the banner of
Words With Same Tail Word    
帽子màozihat; cap; (fig.) label; bad name
屋子wūzihouse; room
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