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English DefinitionCao Pi 曹丕, emperor of Wei 220-226
Simplified Script魏文帝
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinwèi wén dì
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄟˋ ㄨㄣˊ ㄉㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngai6 man4 dai3
Word Decomposition
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
wénlanguage; culture; writing; formal; literary; gentle; (old) measure word for coins; Kangxi radical 67; (Chinese surname)

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