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Wei or WEI may refer to:


States

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Wey (state) Wei (;"Wei"
''Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary''. ; Old Chinese: ''*ɢʷat-s''), commonly spelled Wey to distinguis ...
(衛, 1040–209 BC), Wei in pinyin, but spelled Wey to distinguish from the bigger Wei of the Warring States *
Wei (state) Wei (; ; Old Chinese Old Chinese, also called Archaic Chinese in older works, is the oldest attested stage of Chinese Chinese can refer to: * Something related to China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a c ...
(魏, 403–225 BC), one of the seven major states of the Warring States period *
Cao Wei Wei (220–266), also known as Cao Wei or Former Wei, was one of the three major states that competed for supremacy over China in the Three Kingdoms period (220–280). With its capital initially located at Xuchang, and thereafter Luoyang, the ...
(曹魏, 220–265), ruled North China during the Three Kingdoms Period *
Ran Wei Ran Min (; died 352), also known as Shi Min (石閔), posthumously Posthumous ('after death') may refer to: * Posthumous (album), ''Posthumous'' (album), by Warne Marsh, 1987 * Posthumous (EP), ''Posthumous'' (EP), by The Banner, 2001 * Posthu ...

Ran Wei
(冉魏, 350–352), short-lived Sixteen Kingdoms period state *
Northern Wei The Northern Wei (), also known as the Tuoba Wei (拓跋魏), Later Wei (後魏), was a dynasty A dynasty (, ) is a sequence of rulers from the same family,''Oxford English Dictionary'', "dynasty, ''n''." Oxford University Pres ...
(北魏, 386–535), ruled North China during the Southern and Northern Dynasties, later split into: :*
Western Wei The Western Wei (;"Wei"
''Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary''. ) was a Dynasties in Chinese history, dynasty of China ...
(西魏, 535–557) :*
Eastern Wei The Eastern Wei (;"Wei"
''Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary''. ) was a Dynasties in Chinese history, dynasty of China ...
(東魏, 534–550) *
Wei (Dingling) Wei () was a state of Dingling ethnicity that existed from 388 to 392, during the Sixteen Kingdoms period of History of China, Chinese history. It is often referred to as Zhai Wei (翟魏) to be distinguished from numerous other states named Wei in ...
(魏, 388–392), state of Dingling/Gaoche ethnicity in China


Places

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Wei River The Wei River () is a major river A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases, a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course ...
, a main tributary to the Yellow River *
Wei County, Handan Wei County or Weixian () is a county in the south of Hebei province, China, bordering Henan province to the south. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Handan. Administrative divisions *Weicheng, Wei County, Handan, Weich ...
(魏县), in Hebei, China *
Wei County, Xingtai Wei County or Weixian () is a county in the south of Hebei province, China. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Xingtai, with a population of 540,000 residing in an area of . It is served by G45 Daqing–Guangzhou Expressw ...
(威县), in Hebei, China *WEI, IATA code for
Weipa Airport Weipa Airport is an airport in Weipa, Queensland, Weipa, Queensland, Australia. The airport is southeast of the town. Airlines and destinations Statistics Weipa Airport was List of the busiest airports in Australia, ranked 55th in Austral ...


People

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Wei (given name)Wei is a Chinese given name. The form 伟 (wěi in pinyin) is the most common Chinese given name, accounting for approximately 0.5% of Chinese people. Possible writings Wei can be written using different Chinese characters and can mean: As a mascu ...
, different variations of Chinese given names *
Wei (surname) Wei or WEI may refer to: States * Wey (state) Wei (;"Wei"
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Wei Wei (disambiguation)Wei Wei may refer to: * Wei Wei (male writer) (1920–2008), Chinese writer * Wei Wei (actress) (born 1922), Chinese actress * Wei Wei (singer) (born 1963), Chinese female singer * Wei Wei (female writer) (born 1970), Chinese writer * Wei Wei (comed ...


Other uses

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Wei (rank) ''Wei'' () is the rank held by company-grade officers in the militaries of China and Taiwan. It currently exists in three grades, ''shao wei'' (少尉), ''zhong wei'' (中尉) (''chung wei'' using Wade–Giles), and ''shang wei'' (上尉). An addit ...
, a company-grade officer in Chinese armed forces. *
Wei (value token) Ethereum is a decentralized, Open-source software, open-source blockchain with smart contract functionality. Ether (ETH) is the native cryptocurrency of the platform. It is the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, after Bitcoin ...
, a subunit of the Ether value token on the
Ethereum Ethereum is a decentralized Decentralization or decentralisation is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authori ...

Ethereum
blockchain *Wei, a star otherwise known as
Epsilon Scorpii Epsilon Scorpii (ε Scorpii, abbreviated Eps Sco, ε Sco), formally named Larawag , is a star in the southern zodiac constellation of Scorpius. It has an apparent visual magnitude of +2.3, making it the fifth-brightest member of the conste ...
*Wei Empire, a fictional state and planetary romance of
Yulia Latynina Yulia Leonidovna Latynina (russian: Ю́лия Леони́довна Латы́нина; born 16 June 1966) is a Russian writer and journalist. She is a columnist for ''Novaya Gazeta'' and the most popular host at the Echo of Moscow radio stat ...
, consisting of 5 novels and 2 short stories *
Wau Ecology InstituteThe Wau Ecology Institute (WEI) was established in 1961 near the town of Wau, Papua New Guinea, Wau, Papua New Guinea, in Morobe Province, Morobe province, as a field station of the Bishop Museum. In 1973 it became an independent environmental organ ...
* Windows Experience Index (WEI) score, a measure of the user-perceived performance of a computer running Microsoft Windows * WEi, a South Korean boy group.


See also

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Way (disambiguation) Way is a road, Thoroughfare, route, path or pathway, including long-distance paths. Paths * a straight rail or track on a machine tool, (such as that on the Lathe (metal)#Bed, bed of a lathe) on which part of the machine slides * Ways, large slipw ...
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Wee (disambiguation) Wee or WEE may refer to: * Wee, a slang term for urine (see also wee-wee) * Wee, short stature, or otherwise small Anthroponym * Wee (surname), Chinese surname and name * Wee Willie Harris, singer * Wee Willie Webber, Philadelphia TV and rad ...
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Wey (disambiguation) Wey may refer to: Places *Wey (state) (衞), or Wei, ancient Chinese state during the Zhou Dynasty *River Wey, river in Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex, England *River Wey (Dorset), river of Dorset, south west England *Wey and Arun Canal, canal ...
* Whey (disambiguation) {{disambiguation