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because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
 
to know; to understand; (modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)
trad. (為了/爲了) /
simp. (为了)

PronunciationEdit


PrepositionEdit

為了

  1. for the sake of; in order to; for; to
    為了自己 / 为了自己  ―  Shì wèile nǐ zìjǐ hǎo.  ―  It's for your own good.
    為了出國準備爭取獎學金 [MSC, trad.]
    为了出国准备争取奖学金 [MSC, simp.]
    Wèile chūguó, tā zhǔnbèi zhēngqǔ jiǎngxuéjīn. [Pinyin]
    He was going for a scholarship in order to go abroad.
    為了結婚不是為了 [MSC, trad.]
    为了结婚不是为了 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā xiǎng wèile ài ér jiéhūn, ér bùshì wèile qián. [Pinyin]
    She wants to marry for love, not for money.
    為了方便學生購買回家車票學校開展各種活動 [MSC, trad.]
    为了方便学生购买回家车票学校开展各种活动 [MSC, simp.]
    Wèile fāngbiàn xuéshēng gòumǎi huíjiā chēpiào, xuéxiào yǐ kāizhǎn gèzhǒng huódòng. [Pinyin]
    The school has launched a number of programs to make it convenient for students to purchase tickets home.

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