wèi

  1. wèi noun Eighth earthly branch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Earthly Branch 地支
    Notes: (GHC '未' 2; Kroll 2015 '未' 4; NCCED 2 '未')
  2. wèi adverb not yet / still not
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As an aspectual negative (Kroll 2015 '未' 1; NCCED 1 '未' 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 109)
  3. wèi adverb not / did not / have not
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 未 is a simple not in the sense of 不. For example, 見牛未見羊也 'You saw the ox, and had not seen the sheep' (Mengzi: 1.7/4/19, translation by Legge; GHC '未' 3; Kroll 2015 '未' 2; NCCED 1 '未' 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 109).
  4. wèi particle or not?
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 未 is used at as a final particle to form a question (GHC '未' 5; Kroll 2015 '未' 3).
  5. wèi noun 1-3 p.m.
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A two hour time period in historic China (Kroll 2015 '未' 4a)
  6. wèi verb to taste
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 未 means 滋味. It is an early form. later written as 味. (GHC '未' 1)

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