畏 - Dong Chinese dictionary

wèi

fear

Pictograph of a ghost () wielding a stick (), which is a fearful sight to behold. is also a sound component.

Components
鬼 sound,iconic component

  Sound Iconic component

guǐ

  

ghost

卜 iconic component

  Iconic component

bo

  

fortune telling

Depicts a stick.

Evolution

畏 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
畏 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
畏 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
畏 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
畏 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

wèi

fear, dread, awe, reverence; to fear

Most common words with 畏
Freq.
Word
Meaning

畏惧

to fear

敬畏

to revere

to fear

不畏

unafraid

大无畏

utterly fearless

Component uses

Meaning component in 1 character

Sound component in 6 characters