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English Definitionto shift; shift; translocation; displacement; (medicine) dislocation
Simplified Script移位
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧˊ ㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ji4wai2
Word Decomposition
to move; to shift; to change; to alter; to remove
wèiposition; location; place; seat; measure word for people (honorific); measure word for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
移动yídòngto move; movement; migration; mobile; portable
移民yímínto immigrate; to migrate; emigrant; immigrant
移植yízhíto transplant
移交yíjiāoto transfer; to hand over
移借yíjièto put to a different use; to borrow; (linguistics) borrowing
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
各位gèwèieverybody; all (guests, colleagues etc); all of you
岗位gǎngwèia post; a job
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