huàn qì

Chinese dictionary
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  • 1

    v.take a breath (in swimming); aeration

    • huàn qì chuǎn yī kǒu qì


      Gather breath.

  • 2

    v.ventilate (a room)

    • dǎ kāi mén chuāng huàn qì


      Open doors and windows for ventilation.

  • 3

    v.get a refilled liquefied petroleum gas cylinder

    • dào yè huà qì zhàn huàn qì


      Go to the liquefied gas station for ventilation.

Word usage

  • "换" and "气" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
    • He lifted up his head to take a breath.

    • He held his breath in the water for two minutes without taking a breath.

    • 怎么?

      How did you take your breath?