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English Definitionbanner; flag; (in Qing times) refers to Manchurian ruling class, from 八旗 eight banners; administrative subdivision in inner Mongolia equivalent to county
See also flag; variant of (from traditional character )
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄑㄧˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kei4
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旗子qíziflag; banner
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
Words With Same Tail Word    
国旗guóqíflag (of a country)
红旗hóngqíred flag; Red flag city district; Hongqi district of Xinxiang city 新乡市, Henan
花旗huāqíthe Stars and Stripes (US flag); by extension, the United States of America; abbr. for Citibank 花旗银行
军旗jūnqíarmy flag; military flag
八旗bāqíEight Banners, military organization of Manchu later Jin dynasty 后金 from c. 1600, subsequently of the Qing dynasty
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