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because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
good
trad. (為善)
simp. (为善)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
Initial () (35) (35) (25)
Final () (14) (14) (77)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed Open
Division () Chongniu III Chongniu III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦˠiuᴇ/ /ɦˠiuᴇH/ /d͡ʑiᴇnX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷᵚiɛ/ /ɦʷᵚiɛH/ /d͡ʑiɛnX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuɛ/ /ɣiuɛH/ /d͡ʑjænX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦjwiə̆/ /ɦjwiə̆H/ /d͡ʑianX/
Li
Rong
/ɣjue/ /ɣjueH/ /ʑiɛnX/
Wang
Li
/ɣǐwe/ /ɣǐweH/ /ʑĭɛnX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/wie̯/ /wie̯H/ /ʑi̯ɛnX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wéi wèi shàn
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
wéi shàn
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjwe › ‹ dzyenX ›
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷ(r)aj/ /*[ɡ]e[n]ʔ/
English make, do, act as good

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
No. 11084
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷal/ /*ɡjenʔ/
Notes

VerbEdit

為善

  1. to do good; to do good deeds

Derived termsEdit