Meaning of 奇

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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A person riding a horse
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] big, great, vast, high, deep
    • [ ] may, can, -able; possibly
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: strange; odd; weird; wonderful; surprisingly; unusually
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    奇怪 guài strange; odd; to marvel; to be baffled
    奇迹 miracle; miraculous; wonder; marvel
    神奇 shén magical; mystical; miraculous
    好奇 hào inquisitive; curious; inquisitiveness; curiosity
    传奇 chuán legendary; fantasy saga; romance; short stories of the Tang and Song Dynasty
    More: 奇* | *奇 | *奇*
  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: odd (number)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    奇数 shù odd number
    奇偶 ǒu parity; odd and even
    卡拉奇那 Krajina (former Yugoslavia)
    卡拉季奇 Radovan Karadžić (1945-), former Bosnian Serb leader and war criminal
    奇偶性 ǒu xìng parity (odd or even)
    More: 奇* | *奇 | *奇*
Example Sentences
Surprisingly, one could have become so flexible ( elastic ) in such a short time.
Pu Songling's strange women are the better choice than the man when it is a matter of examining subjectivity in symbolic and ontological crisis.
On one level, this is not surprising.
It' s just one of their things.
She explained in her email to him that she hung up on him because she didn't know how to talk to a boy at the time and was embarrassed that her mother was listening.