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wèi

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wèi Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
wèi | wei4
English translation
position
location
place
seat
classifier for people (honorific)
classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes)
seat, throne; rank, status; position, location

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About wèi

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

wèi

Contains the radical

rén

Part of speech

Isolated measure word / 量词 liàng cí Liàngcí

Learning hint

The place where a person  rén stands 

Etymology of wèi

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

亻立

Explanation

Depicts a person ( rén ) standing () in a specific location.

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Example sentences using wèi

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wèi ǎi 男孩 nán hái shì shuí ? 那位 shì 比尔 Bǐ ěr .

Who is that short boy? That is Bill.

wèi 摄影师 shè yǐng shī 电灯 diàn dēng de 保险丝 bǎo xiǎn sī shāo duàn le , 使 shǐ zhěng dòng 房子 fáng zi 陷于 xiàn yú 黑暗 hēi àn 当中 dāng zhōng .

A photographer had fused the lights, engulfing the entire house darkness.

zhè wèi 身体 shēntǐ 高大 gāo dà 胡须 húxū chá de rén 耸了耸肩.

The big beared man shrugged.

分生孢子 bāo zǐ shì 真菌 zhēn jūn de 特征 tèzhēng ,无性 wú xìng 繁殖 fánzhí de 单位 dānwèi .

Conidia are the characteristic asexual reproductive units of fungi.

单位 dānwèi 负债 fù zhài shí jiē Guò lái le .

He took over the union when it was loaded with debt.

Words with wèi

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
wèi position wèi
位置 wèizhi position位置 wèizhi
单位 dānwèi unit (of measure)單位
各位 gè wèi everybody各位 gè wèi
地位 dìwèi position地位 dìwèi
位于 wèiyú to lie位於
定位 dìng wèi to orientate定位 dìng wèi
座位 zuòwèi seat座位 zuòwèi
岗位 gǎngwèi a post崗位
职位 zhíwèi post職位
部位 bùwèi position部位 bùwèi
到位 dào wèi to be in place到位 dào wèi
位子 wèi zi place位子 wèi zi
学位 xuéwèi academic degree學位
品位 pǐn wèi rank品位 pǐn wèi
方位 fāngwèi direction方位 fāngwèi
价位 jià wèi price level價位
全方位 quán fāng wèi all around全方位 quán fāng wèi
高位 gāo wèi high position高位 gāo wèi
席位 xí wèi a seat (in a theater, stadium etc)席位 xí wèi
首位 shǒu wèi first place首位 shǒu wèi
各就各位 gè jiù gè wèi (athletics) On your mark!各就各位 gè jiù gè wèi
水位 shuǐ wèi water level水位 shuǐ wèi
位居 wèi jū to be located at位居 wèi jū

wèi Decomposition & Compounds

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wèi Decomposition

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wèi Compounds

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