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Chi

A unit of length in China approximately equivalent to 33.33 centimeters. It is sometimes called a Chinese foot.
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At phrasal level, each time the interjection "my dear" occurs, the reader has to pause at least twice within a line, thus scissoring the line into three shorter segments, which produces a staccato effect and intensifies the tone of helplessness and sorrow, a kind of "ch'i" ("affection") containing the poem's stern "bone" of compassion which is a kind of moral duty.
Giannotti not only proposed the (doubly) literary form 'volea' in I bis, but also confirmed his preference for the ending in -a in the second line, when he corrected 'ch'i' poteva'.
If you haven't been reading home magazines, Feng Shui is the 4,000-year-old Oriental concept that governs the design of homes to create a positive energy force called ch'i. If the ch'i moves through your home or boat comfortably, it will shape your life for the better in all ways--health, finance and relationships, not to mention getting to the finish line first.
Decorate in twos: two lamps, two pictures, etc., but never have four of anything because four things create a box that traps ch'i. If you have only one of something, use the mirror again to create the illusion of two things.
(7) En el pensamiento chino existen cinco elementos, los cuales no son mas que una expresion del "ch'i".
They sketched ch'i and delineated outward appearance, as they themselves were rolled round and round in the course of things; they applied coloration and matched sounds, lingering on about things with their minds.
e per le note di questa comedia, lettor, ti giuro, s'elle non sien di lunga grazia vote, ch'i' vidi per quell'aere grosso e scuro venir notando una figura in suso, maravigliosa ad ogne cor sicuro (And by the notes of this my Comedy, reader, I swear-- and may my verse find favor for long years-- that through the dense and darkened air I saw a figure swimming, rising up, enough to bring amazement to the firmest heart) This "Geryon principle," as I call it in The Undivine Comedy, whereby Dante routinely opts for bold frontal attacks on the reader's credulity in precisely the moments in which the fictitious nature of his project is most exposed, is succinctly and elegantly formulated by Riffaterre as a property of all narrative.
Rovira also attributes his ability to grasp differing views to Tai ch'i chuan, an internal Chinese martial art style often practiced for health reasons.
The only odd thing about the books is the translator's use of the Chinese word ch'i rather then the Japanese ki when referring to the flow of life energy.
* Micropayments of Human Life Force - No doubt today's Web 2.0 programming wizards could develop software that removes a tiny bit of an online reader's life-sustaining "ch'i" through their eyeballs and transfers it directly into the body of a dedicated newspaper reporter.
He said: "The traditional principles of acupuncture are deeply flawed - there is no evidence to demonstrate the existence of Ch'i or meridians.
Finally, in 221 B.C., the state of Ch'i fell to Zheng's armies.