Associations to the word «Ki»


KI, noun. (sometimes called ch'i,) A term indicating intrinsic energy; usually associated with martial art - karate, judo, aikido, etc- practitioners who consider ki important to performing at the highest level.
KI, noun. Ti, a plant native to the Pacific islands and China, Cordyline fruticosa
KI, noun. (philosophy) (obsolete) Alternative form of chi
KI, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Kiribati.
KI, symbol. (chemistry) potassium iodide
KI, abbreviation. East Kalimantan, a province of Indonesia.
KI, proper noun. Name of the earth goddess in Sumerian mythology, the chief consort of Anu, the sky god.
KI, proper noun. A Papuan language spoken in Sandaun Province of Papua New Guinea.
KI, abbreviation. Kibi- (binary kilo-), as in KiB kibibyte (kilobyte)

Dictionary definition

KI, noun. The circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health.
KI, noun. Goddess personifying earth; counterpart of Akkadian Aruru.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy