Meaning of 威

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Pinyin: wēi
English Definition: power; might; prestige
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: Dominating a woman by force of arms
Character Formation:
  • Overlaid
    • [ ] 11th terrestrial branch
    • [ ] woman, girl; female
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Example Words
威胁 wēi xié to threaten; to menace
权威 quán wēi authority; authoritative; power and prestige
示威 shì wēi to demonstrate (as a protest); a demonstration; a military show of force
威力 wēi might; formidable power
威信 wēi xìn Weixin county in Zhaotong 昭通 , Yunnan
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