Meaning of 维

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(Trad.: 維)
Pinyin: wéi
English Definition: to preserve; to maintain; to hold together; dimension; vitamin (abbr. for 维生素 )
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
维修 [ wéi xiū ]: maintenance (of equipment); to protect and maintain
思维 [ wéi ]: (line of) thought; thinking
维持 [ wéi chí ]: to keep; to maintain; to preserve
维护 [ wéi ]: to defend; to safeguard; to protect; to uphold; to maintain
纤维 [ xiān wéi ]: fiber; Classifiers:
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