Meaning of 杞

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English Definition: Chinese wolfberry shrub (Lycium chinense); willow; Qi, a Zhou Dynasty vassal state; surname Qi
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ ] self, oneself; personal, private; 6th heavenly stem
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Example Words
枸杞 gǒu wolfberry (Lycium chinense); genus Lycium
杞人忧天 rén yōu tiān man of Qǐ fears the sky falling (idiom); groundless fears
枸杞子 gǒu goji berry
杞国 guó the State of Qǐ in modern Qǐ county 杞县 , Henan (c. 1500-445 BC), a small vassal state of Shang and Western Zhou for most of its existence
杞县 xiàn Qi county in Kaifeng 开封 , Henan
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Example Sentences
The doctor answered, he would not even be able to walk.
However, we prefer to make people worry roxburghiana days.
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
"Qizi Treasure" Chinese Wolfberry is selected from the high-quality Chinese Wolfberry in Ningxia.
When I got to the station, the train had left.