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Modern (Beijing) reading: wèi
Preclassic Old Chinese: wrǝts (< *-ps)
Classic Old Chinese: wrǝć
Western Han Chinese: wrǝś
Eastern Han Chinese: wrǝś
Early Postclassic Chinese: wiś
Middle Postclassic Chinese: wìj
Late Postclassic Chinese: wì
Middle Chinese: wì
English meaning : position, place, seat; high position, throne
Russian meaning[s]: 1) место; позиция; пост; 2) титул, ранг; 3) помещать(ся); занимать должность; 4) лицо, особа, персона; 5) счетный суффикс уважаемых лиц; 6) грам. падеж
Comments: A rather unique case of prefixed *w- (for the root cf. 立 *rǝp). Standard Sino-Viet. is vị.
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 9
Four-angle index: 541
Karlgren code: 0539 a
Vietnamese reading: vai
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Number: 310
Chinese etymology: Chinese etymology
Character:
MC description : 止合三去至云
ZIHUI: 0143 1259
Beijing: uei 3
Jinan: uei 3
Xi'an: uei 3
Taiyuan: vei 3
Hankou: uei 3
Chengdu: uei 3
Yangzhou: uǝi 3
Suzhou: ɦue_ 32
Wenzhou: vu 32
Changsha: uei 31 (lit.); uei 32
Shuangfeng: ui 32
Nanchang: ui 31
Meixian: vui 3
Guangzhou: uai 32
Xiamen: ui 32 (lit.)
Chaozhou: ui 32
Fuzhou: uei 32
Shanghai: ue_ 32
Zhongyuan yinyun: uei 3
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