位 (wei): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 28, 2018

位 (Chinese PinYin: [wèi]; traditional Chinese: 位) may mean: (1) noun. place, e.g. 席位 (seat); (2) noun. position, e.g. 第一位 (ranked the first); (3) noun. throne, e.g. 王位 (crown); (4) measure word. used to refer to people, e.g. 一位客人 (a guest). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions.

1. How to pronounce 位?

Chinese Pinyin: [wèi]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

Female speaker

Male speaker
Audio source: created by Baidu Voice

2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 位

Synonyms: 座

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 位.

Fixed expression: 位置 (place), 席位 (seat), 王位 (crown), 地位 (status), 位于 (be located), 位数 (number of digits), 位居 (rank), 价位 (price),

Collocation: 第一位 (ranked the first; no.1), 我的一位朋友 (a friend of mine), 一位歌星 (a singer), 位居前列 (rank up top), 一位客人 (a guest),

Idioms: 位居要津 (occupy a key position), 三位一体 (trinity), 位极人臣 (rise to be an official of the highest rank), 虚位以待 (reserve a seat for sb.),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 位 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 位.

4.1 这是我的一位朋友

Translation: This is a friend of mine.

4.2 她是位有才华的华人歌唱家。

Translation: She is an accomplished Chinese singer.

4.3 每个人都坐到他们的位置上了

Translation: Everybody took their places.

4.4 我们的酒店位于河边上。

Translation: Our hotel is located next to the river.

4.5 服务业在我国经济中占有重要地位。

Translation: The service industry plays an important role in our economy.

4.6 年轻的中国人使用屌丝(意思是失败者)这个词语来嘲笑自己的地位低下。

Translation: The phrase diaosi meaning ‘loser’ is used by young Chinese to poke fun at their own low status.

4.7 而最需要施以教导的那些人是这位教授、马萨诸塞州州长和奥巴马总统。

Translation: And those most in need of teaching are the professor, the governor of Massachusetts and President Obama.

4.8 正确位置和正确时间的停顿帮助观众捕捉到笑点。

Translation: The well-placed and timed pause will help ensure that the audience hears the punchline.

5. Stroke Order

Stroke order images provided by Wikimedia stroke order project

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.