Meaning of 未

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Pinyin: wèi
English Definition: not yet; did not; have not; not; 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep; ancient Chinese compass point: 210°
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: A wheat plant that has not yet borne fruit; compare
Character Formation:
  • Overlaid
    • [ ] one; a, an; alone
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
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Example Words
未来 wèi lái future; tomorrow; Classifiers: ; approaching; coming; pending
尚未 shàng wèi not yet; still not
未能 wèi néng cannot; to fail to; unable to
未成年人 wèi chéng nián rén minor (i.e. person under 18)
从未 cóng wèi never
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Example Sentences
But not yet, my mantra says.
They mostly contain only two lanes for motorized vehicles, and sections on the inside of the Third Ring Road are still largely uncompleted.
The past, present and future only appear to those who exist within three-dimensional reality.
Though it was not yet noon, there was considerable patronage.
I think that he meant a sense ofawe,a sense that there are things larger than us,that we do not have all the answers at this moment.