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English Definitionto 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; (before place or time) starting from; measure word for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; measure word for groups: batch, group
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄑㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hei2
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb, (量) measure word
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Words With Same Head Word    
起来qǐlaito stand up; to get up
起床qǐchuángto get out of bed; to get up
起飞qǐfēi(of an aircraft) to take off
起初qǐchūoriginally; at first; at the outset
起源qǐyuánorigin; to originate; to come from
Words With Same Tail Word    
一起yīqǐin the same place; together; with; altogether (in total)
对不起duì bù qǐunworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat)
从…起cóng … qǐstarting from …
引起yǐnqǐto give rise to; to lead to; to cause; to arouse
兴起xīngqǐto rise; to spring up; to burgeon; to be aroused; to come into vogue
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