Meaning of 胃

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Pinyin: wèi
English Definition: stomach; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: The stomach behind the abdominal muscles
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ tián ] field, farm, arable land; cultivated
    • meat, flesh; organic compound
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Example Words:
胃口 [ wèi kǒu ]: appetite; liking
胃病 [ wèi bìng ]: stomach trouble; stomach illness
肠胃 [ cháng wèi ]: stomach and intestine; digestive system
脾胃 [ wèi ]: spleen and stomach (digestive organs in TCM); preferences; one's taste (e.g. in literature)
胃炎 [ wèi yán ]: gastritis
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