wēi

  1. wēi noun prestige / majesty
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 尊严 (CC-CEDICT '威'; Guoyu '威' n 1; Medhurst, 1842, p. 158)
  2. wēi verb to threaten / to compell
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 逼迫 (Guoyu '威' v 2; Kroll 2015, p. 471; Medhurst, 1842, p. 158; XHZD '威' 2, p. 779)
  3. wēi noun a climbing vine / clematis
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Plant 植物
    Notes: As in 威灵仙 (Kroll p. 471)
  4. wēi verb to inspire awe
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '威' v 1; XHZD '威' 1, p. 779)
  5. wēi noun power / might
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 权势; as in 威名 'reputation for military might' (CC-CEDICT '威'; Guoyu '威' n 2; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 2008)
  6. wēi proper noun Wei
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '威' n 3)

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