位 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

位 in English

wèi

  • position
  • location
  • place
  • seat
  • classifier for people (honorific)
  • classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes)

HSK levels

Components

  • (rén): man
  • (lì): standing up

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : because of; for; to;
  • : to guard; to protect; to defend; abbr. for 衛生|卫生, hygiene; health; abbr. for 衛生間|卫生间, toilet;
  • : taste; smell; classifier for drugs (in TCM);
  • : hello (when answering the phone);
  • : military officer;
  • : a wide room;
  • : to comfort; to console; to reassure;
  • : 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;
  • : the Wei River in Shaanxi through the Guanzhong 關中|关中 plain;
  • : for
  • : radiance of fire;
  • : hedgehog (family Erinaceidae);
  • : to fear;
  • : bird net;
  • : stomach; CL:個|个[ge4];
  • : luxuriant; colourful
  • : weedy;
  • : guard
  • : guard
  • : collar;
  • : to exaggerate; incredible;
  • : to speak; to say; to name; to designate; meaning; sense;
  • : to exaggerate; to fabricate; falsehood;
  • : rising of clouds;
  • : tower over a palace gateway (old);

Sentences examples with 位

  • 这位司机开出租车 5 年多了。
    Zhè wèi sījī kāi chūzū chē 5 nián duōle.
  • 他真是一位好老师。
    Tā zhēnshi yī wèi hǎo lǎoshī.
  • 这辆汽车上有 23 个座位。
    Zhè liàng qìchē shàng yǒu 23 gè zuòwèi.
  • 他把座位让给了一位老人。
    Tā bǎ zuòwèi ràng gěile yī wèi lǎorén.
  • 各位顾客,欢迎您乘坐我们的航班。
    Gèwèi gùkè, huānyíng nín chéngzuò wǒmen de hángbān.

Words containing 位, by HSK level

HSK 3 vocabulary list

  • (wèi): position; location; place; seat; classifier for people (honorific); classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes)

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list