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脾气 pí qi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

脾气 (pí qi) English Meaning

  • temperament
  • disposition
  • temper

Traditional Characters:  脾氣

脾 is only found in HSK 4.

气 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 她脾气有点坏。
    Tā píqì yǒudiǎn huài.
    She has a bit of a bad temper.
  • 他努力控制住自己的脾气。
    Tā nǔlì kòngzhì zhù zìjǐ de píqì.
    He struggled to control his temper.
  • 他的急脾气迟早会惹祸上身。
    Tā de jí píqì chízǎo huì rěhuò shàngshēn.
    His quick temper will get him in trouble one day.
  • 他的急躁的脾气使他令人讨厌。
    Tā de jízào de píqì shǐ tā lìng rén tǎoyàn.
    His hasty temper made him offensive.
  • 吃了一顿好饭,他的脾气变得好多了。
    Chīle yī dùn hǎo fàn, tā de píqì biàn dé hǎoduōle.
    A good meal improved his temper.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

脾 (pí): spleen

  •  (yuè): moon
  •  (bēi): low; base; vulgar; inferior; humble

气 (qì): gas; air; smell; weather; to make angry; to annoy; to get angry; vital energy; qi

  • (yī): one
  • Unidentified strokes

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 气

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 生气 (shēng qì): angry; mad; offended; animated; to get angry; to be enraged; to take offense; animation

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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