崴 - Dong Chinese dictionary

wǎiwēi

high

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

威 sound component

  Sound component

wēi

  

pomp

Definitions

 

wǎi

high, lofty; precipitous; to sprain (one's ankle); see 崴子[wǎi​zi]

Most common words with 崴
Freq.
Word
Meaning

bend (in a river, road etc) (used in place names)

海参崴

Vladivostok