Wei

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See also: wei, wéi, Wéi, and Wèi

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Mandarin Chinese (Wèi)

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wei

  1. (historical) An ancient Chinese march during the Zhou dynasty
  2. (historical) Liang, the realm of the earlier march after its elevation to a kingdom

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Mandarin Chinese (Wèi)

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wei

  1. (historical) An ancient Chinese duchy during the Zhou dynasty

German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German wei, from Old Saxon *hwei, from Proto-Germanic *hwają. More at whey.

Noun[edit]

Wei f (no plural)

  1. whey

Derived terms[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wīhī. Cognate with German Weihe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Wei f (plural Weien)

  1. (Christianity) consecration
  2. (Christianity) ordination

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Sathmar Swabian[edit]

Noun[edit]

Wei m

  1. wine

References[edit]

  • Claus Stephani, Volksgut der Sathmarschwaben (1985)