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English Definitiontower 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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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄨㄟˋ
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魏国wèiguóWei State (407-225 BC), one of the Seven Hero States of the Warring States 战国七雄Wei State or Cao Wei 曹魏 (220-265), the most powerful of the Three Kingdoms
魏巍wèiwēiWei Wei (1920-2008), novelist and poet, author of award-winning novel The East 东方 about the Korean war
魏征wèizhēngWei Zheng (580-643), Tang politician and historian, notorious as a critic, editor of History of the Sui Dynasty 隋书
魏收wèishōuWei Shou (506-572), writer and historian of Northern dynasty Qi 北齐, compiler of History of Wei of the Northern dynasties 魏书
魏晋wèijìnWei (220-265) and Jin (265-420) dynasties
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北魏běiwèiWei of the Northern Dynasties (386-534), founded by the Tuoba 拓跋 branch of Xianbei 鲜卑
后魏hòuwèiWei of the Northern Dynasties 386-534
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
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