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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 3 +3, 4 strokes, cangjie input 戈大尸戈 (IKSI))

  1. do, handle, govern, act
  2. be

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CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Yale wai4, wai6)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin wéi (wei2), wèi (wei4), Wade-Giles wei2, wei4)

CompoundsEdit

PrepositionEdit

(simplified, Pinyin wèi, traditional )

  1. because of; for; to

VerbEdit

(simplified, Pinyin wéi, traditional )

  1. as (in the capacity of); to take something as; to act as; to serve as; to behave as; to become; to be; to do
    • John 1.7
      这人来,要作见证,就是为光作见证,叫众人因他可以信。
      Zhè rén lái, 'wèi yào zuò jiànzhèng, jiùshì wèi guāng zuò jiànzhèng, jiào zhòngrén yīn tā kĕyǐ xìn.
      The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

PhraseEdit

  • 为渊驱鱼,为丛驱雀
  • 见义勇为
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