shǒu wèi
num. the first place, the first person
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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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zhè běn shū ràng tā chéng wéi shǒu wèi dēng shàng niǔ yuē shí bào zuì jiā xiāo liàng bǎng de zhōng guó zuò jiā .
phr. This book made him the first Chinese author to reach the top of the bestseller list of the New York Times.
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liáng shí qiū shì shǒu wèi fān yì shā shì bǐ yà quán bù zuò pǐn de zhōng guó xué zhě .
phr. Liang Shiqiu was the first Chinese scholar who had translated the complete works of Shakespeare (into Chinese).