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English Definitionclimate; atmosphere; situation
Simplified Script气候
Traditional Script氣候
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧˋ ㄏㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hei3hau6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
gas; air; smell; weather; to make angry; to annoy; to get angry; vital energy; qi
hòuto wait; to inquire after; to watch; season; climate; (old) period of five days

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Words With Same Head Word    
气象qìxiàngmeteorological feature; meteorology; atmosphere; ambience; scene
气温qìwēnair temperature
气氛qìfēnatmosphere; mood
气愤qìfènindignant; furious
气味qìwèiodor; scent
Words With Same Tail Word    
问候wènhòuto give one's respects; to send a greeting
等候děnghòuto wait; to wait for
伺候cìhòuto serve; to wait upon
侍候shìhòuto serve; to wait upon
俟候sìhòuto wait (literary)
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