巍 - Dong Chinese dictionary

wēi

high

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

魏 sound component

  Sound component

wèi

  

kingdom of Wei

Evolution

巍 Bronze script Warring States (475-221 BC)

Bronze script

Warring States (475-221 BC)
巍 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
巍 Clerical script Western Jin dynasty (266-316 AD)

Clerical script

Western Jin dynasty (266-316 AD)
巍 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

wēi

high, lofty, majestic, eminent; lofty; towering; Taiwan pr. [wéi]

Most common words with 巍
Freq.
Word
Meaning

lofty

巍然

majestic

巍峨

lofty

巍巍

towering

颤巍巍

trembling