wèi position; stand; place

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, stand; rise radical 117]

Note

Comprises of a 'person' and 'stand' and so gives idea of a 'place' or 'position'
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using rén : tā (he) huā (flower) mén (s) hé (what) huà (to make into) yè (night) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do) dài (replace) 亿 yì (100,000,000) nǐ (you) zhù (to live) fèn (portion) shén (what) gū (estimate) gōng (to provide) zhí (value) bǐng (both) rén (humane) chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) dǎo (fall) dàn (but) hòu (wait)
Using : tóng (boy servant) qīn (parent) zhàn (station) yīn (sound)

Sounds same

wèi (do) wèi (not yet)

Different tone

wéi (proud) wéi (to preserve)

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Pronunciation

Sound file kindly provided by shtooka.net under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License

stroke order for 位
Stroke order for character 位, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
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