wèi
char. place; position; throne; (information) bit
Other meanings
[wèi]   m./n. measure word for person; (Math.) digit, figure
    person, man
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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zuò wèi
n. seat
dì wèi
n. position
wèi zhì
n. position, place, seat, situation
chē wèi
n. parking spot, unloading point, garage place, stand for taxi
wán quán bú dào wèi
phr. (of fund, measure, etc) be totally not in place
qiān wèi
n. kilobit
cuàn wèi
v. to seize the throne, to usurp the throne