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后魏
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English DefinitionWei of the Northern Dynasties 386-534
Simplified Script后魏
Traditional Script後魏
Pinyinhòuwèi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄡˋ ㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hau6ngai6
Word Decomposition
hòuback; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later
wèitower over a palace gateway (old); (Chinese surname); name of vassal state of Zhou dynasty from 661 BC in Shanxi, one of the Seven Hero Warring States; Wei state, founded by Cao Cao 曹操, one of the Three Kingdoms from the fall of the Han; the Wei dynasty 221-265; Wei prefecture and Wei county at different historical periods

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Words With Same Head Word    
后悔hòuhuǐto regret; to repent
后来hòuláiafterwards; later
后天hòutiānthe day after tomorrow; post-natal; acquired (not innate); a posteriori
后年hòuniánthe year after next
后面hòumianrear; back; behind; later; afterwards
Words With Same Tail Word    
北魏běiwèiWei of the Northern Dynasties (386-534), founded by the Tuoba 拓跋 branch of Xianbei 鲜卑
曹魏cáowèiCao Wei, the most powerful of the Three Kingdoms, established as a dynasty in 220 by Cao Pi 曹丕, son of Cao Cao, replaced by Jin dynasty in 265
东魏dōngwèiEastern Wei of the Northern dynasties (534-550), formed from the break-up of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏
西魏xīwèiWestern Wei of the Northern dynasties (535-557), formed from the break-up of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏
阿魏āwèiFerula resin (used in TCM); Resina Ferulae
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