1. 维 is the 520th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 80 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (silk), (small bird)
Graphical :
=> , , , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. Wei2 - abbr. for Uighur 維吾爾|维吾尔[Wei2 wu2 er3]/surname Wei
  2. wei2 - to preserve/to maintain/to hold together/dimension/vitamin (abbr. for 維生素|维生素[wei2 sheng1 su4])

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

思维 (思維)
维修 (維修)
维多利亚 (維多利亞)
维持 (維持)
维生素 (維生素)
维护 (維護)
纤维 (纖維)

Medium Frequency

三维 (三維)
二维 (二維)
四维 (四維)
塞尔维亚 (塞爾維亞)
塞维利亚 (塞維利亞)
恭维 (恭維)
戴维斯 (戴維斯)
拉斯维加斯 (拉斯維加斯)
玻利维亚 (玻利維亞)
维也纳 (維也納)
维他命 (維他命)
维吾尔 (維吾爾)
维和 (維和)
维基 (維基)
维基百科 (維基百科)
维多利亚港 (維多利亞港)
维度 (維度)
维拉 (維拉)
维族 (維族)
维权 (維權)
维港 (維港)
维纳斯 (維納斯)
维系 (維繫)
纤维素 (纖維素)

Appears In:

also appears in:
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.