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wèi(wei4) // pronunciation of 卫 in Mandarin Pinyin
Basic information about 卫
Unihan definition: guard, protect, defend
Number of strokes: 3
Examples of other characters consisting of 3 strokes: 个, 上, 大, 也, 子, 于, 下, 之, 么, 小
Radical: 乙 5.2
HSK level: 4
Other HSK 4 characters: 省, 险, 适, 伤, 惊, 排, 福, 继, 微, 警 more hsk 4 charaters »
Frequency rank: 669
General standard index number: 0065
Traditional variant: 衛
English translation (based on CEDICT):
- surname Wei
- vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1066-221 BC), located in present day Henan and Hebei Provinces
- to guard
- to protect
- to defend
- abbr. for 衛生
- abbr. for 衛生間
Unicode code point: U+536B
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