围 (圍) wéi

  1. wéi verb to circle / to surround / to enclose
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
  2. wéi verb to defend
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Military 军事
    Notes: 围 is synonymous with 守 in this sense. 圍:守也。(Shuo Wen)
  3. wéi noun a defensive wall
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Military 军事
  4. wéi noun a restricted area
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Especially, in historic times, a region forbidden by the emperor for other people without permission.
  5. wéi noun a low lying rice paddy
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Agriculture 农业
    Notes: In this sense 围 has the same meaning as 围田.
  6. wéi noun periphery / circumference
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语

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  • 师围 (師圍) 秦師圍魏 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 22
  • 人围 (人圍) 楚人圍許 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 16
  • 围郑 (圍鄭) 秦人圍鄭 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 11
  • 围许 (圍許) 楚人圍許 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 9
  • 围宋 (圍宋) 許男圍宋 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 9
  • 公子围 (公子圍) 鄭伯及晉趙同盟于垂棘宋公子圍龜為質于楚而歸 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 成公 Lord Cheng — count: 9
  • 侯围 (侯圍) 晉侯圍聚 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 莊公 Lord Zhang — count: 9
  • 遂围 (遂圍) 遂圍陳 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 8
  • 子围 (子圍) 楚子圍許 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 6
  • 围陈 (圍陳) 楚人圍陳 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 6