Qi (disambiguation)

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Qi, meaning air, in traditional Chinese culture, is an active principle forming part of any living thing.

Qi, QI or Q.I. may also refer to:

Arts and media[edit]


Other media[edit]


  • Qi of Xia, the second king (reigned 2146–2117 BC) of the Xia Dynasty
  • Hou Ji, or Qi, an ancestor of the Chinese Zhou dynasty
  • Qi (surname), several Chinese surnames


Former states[edit]

  • Qi (Henan) (杞; 16th century–445 BC) in Henan, the rump state of the Xia dynasty in Henan under the Shang and Zhou
  • Qi (state) (齊; 1046–221 BC) in Shandong during the Zhou dynasty
  • Qi Kingdom (Han dynasty) (齊; 206–110 BC) during the Han dynasty
  • Southern Qi Dynasty (齊; 479–502) during the Southern and Northern Dynasties period
  • Northern Qi Dynasty (齊; 550–577) during the Southern and Northern Dynasties period
  • Qi (881-884) (齊; 881–884), the short-lived realm of the agrarian rebel Huang Chao during the late Tang
  • Qi (Five Dynasties) (岐; 907–924) during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Qi Dynasty (937-939) (齊; 937–939), the predecessor of the Southern Tang (937–976) during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Qi (1130–1137), a puppet state of the Jin dynasty (1115–1234) in Central China

Modern places[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

  • Qi (standard), an interface specification published by the Wireless Power Consortium, used for charging batteries with electricity
  • Qi hardware, an open-hardware project
  • ATCvet code QI Immunologicals, a section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System for veterinary medicinal products
  • Quantized inertia (QI) previously known as the acronym MiHsC (Modified Inertia from a Hubble-scale Casimir effect), is a controversial theory of inertia
  • QueryInterface, in Microsoft's COM software
  • Quote Investigator, a website dedicated to tracking down the origins of common quotations
  • Quality Improvement, a formal approach to the analysis of performance and to systematic efforts to improve performance; see Quality Management

Other uses[edit]

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