Meaning of 位

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Pinyin: wèi
English Definition: position; location; place; seat; classifier for people (honorific); classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes); (physics) potential
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: The place where a person stands
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ ] to stand; to establish, to set up
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Example Words
单位 dān wèi unit (of measure); unit (group of people as a whole); work unit (place of employment, esp. in the PRC prior to economic reform); Classifiers:
地位 wèi position; status; place; Classifiers:
位置 wèi zhi position; place; seat; Classifiers:
岗位 gǎng wèi a post; a job
位于 wèi to be located at; to be situated at; to lie
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