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yǐ wéi
v. to think or believe (erroneously), to assume (usually without proof), to be under the impression (that...)

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

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.
hěn duō rén yǐ wéi nǐ dé dào le jiǎng xué jīn .
phr. A lot of people thought erroneously that you gained the scholarship.
kāi shǐ de shí hou wǒ wù yǐ wéi tā shì měi guó rén .
phr. At the beginning I mistakenly thought he was an American.