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The Chinese word wei - 唯 - wéi
(only in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

wéi

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced wĕi. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well (not yet available in this dictionary).

English translations

only,
alone

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 唯 ( wéi ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( wei / wéi ) with pronunciation (English translation: only )
The traditional Chinese characters of wéi are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 11 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

sole  |  alone
唯 ( wei / wéi ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1139)
Other characters that are pronounced wéi in Chinese
More words that mean only in Chinese
bùguò ( 不过 ), cái ( 才 ), dànshì ( 但是 ), jĭn ( 仅 ), zhĭ ( 只 ), zhĭjiàn ( 只见 ), zhĭyŏu ( 只有 )

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All words in this dictionary (more to come) were taken from the multimedia Chinese learning software Han Trainer Pro.
This Chinese-English dictionary is currently under development.

 
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Version 5.25 / Last updated: 2019-09-02