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English Definitionposition; location; place; seat; measure word for people (honorific); measure word for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes)
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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinwèi
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wai2
Part of Speech(量) measure word
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
位置wèizhiposition; place; seat
位子wèiziplace; seat
位于wèiyúto be located at; to be situated at; to lie
位居wèijūto be located at
位元wèiyuánbit (computing)
Words With Same Tail Word    
单位dānwèiunit (of measure); unit (group of people as a whole); work unit (place of employment, esp. in the PRC prior to economic reform)
地位dìwèiposition; status; place
座位zuòwèiseat
各位gèwèieverybody; all (guests, colleagues etc); all of you
岗位gǎngwèia post; a job
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