When the character 偉 is used in a name, it means great, excellent, great, great, wei slightly, wei chi. Its Chinese romanisation (pinyin) is wěi. Its Cantonese romanisation (jyutping) is wai5. This character is popular in Mainland China, Taiwan and Malaysia and is unusual in Hong Kong.

Simplified Chinese

Cantonese Pinyin

wai5

Chinese Pinyin

wěi

Mandarin Phonetic Symbols

ㄨㄟˇ

Popularity (Boy)

Mainland China: ★★★★☆
Hong Kong: ★★☆☆☆
Taiwan: ★★★☆☆
Malaysia: ★★★★★

Popularity (Girl)

Mainland China: ★☆☆☆☆
Hong Kong: ★☆☆☆☆
Taiwan: ★☆☆☆☆
Malaysia: ★☆☆☆☆

Radical

Strokes

11

Five Elements

Earth

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