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起飞 qǐ fēi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

起飞 (qǐ fēi) English Meaning

  • to take off (in an airplane)

Traditional Characters: 起飛

起 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

飞 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 起飞比降落容易。
    Qǐfēi bǐ jiàngluò róngyì.
    Taking off is easier than landing.
  • 飞机十分钟后起飞。
    Fēijī shí fēnzhōng hòu qǐfēi.
    The plane takes off in ten minutes.
  • 这班飞机准时起飞。
    Zhè bān fēijī zhǔnshí qǐfēi.
    The airplane took off on time.
  • 你猜飞机何时要起飞?
    Nǐ cāi fēijī hé shí yào qǐfēi?
    When do you guess the airplane will take off?
  • 飞机将在一小时后起飞。
    Fēijī jiàng zài yī xiǎoshíhòu qǐfēi.
    The plane will take off in one hour.
  • 飞机起飞的时候我很紧张。
    Fēijī qǐfēi de shí hòu wǒ hěn jǐnzhāng.
    I was very nervous as the plane took off.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

起 (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; (before place or time) starting from; classifier for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; classifier for groups: batch, group

  • (zǒu): to walk
  • (jǐ): personal

飞 (fēi): to fly

 (fēi): to fly

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 起

HSK 1 Word List

  • 对不起 (duì bu qǐ): I’m sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat); unworthy; to let down

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 飞

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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