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wèi(wei4) , wéi(wei2) // pronunciations of 为 in Mandarin Pinyin

Basic information about 为

Unihan definition: do, handle, govern, act; be

Number of strokes: 4
Examples of other characters consisting of 4 strokes: , , , , , , , , ,

Radical:  3.3

HSK level: 2
Other HSK 2 characters: , , , , , , , , , more hsk 2 charaters »

Frequency rank: 18

General standard index number: 0165

Traditional variant:

English translation (based on CEDICT):

為|为[wéi]:
- as (in the capacity of)
- to take sth as
- to act as
- to serve as
- to behave as
- to become
- to be
- to do
- by (in the passive voice)
為|为[wèi]:
- because of
- for
- to
爲|为[wéi]:
- variant of |[wei2]
- as (i.e. in the capacity of)
- to take sth as
- to act as
- to serve as
- to behave as
- to become
- to be
- to do
爲|为[wèi]:
- variant of |[wei4], because of
- for
- to

Details

Unicode code point: U+4E3A

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