hanziDB Explore Chinese characters. Meaning, pinyin, strokes and much more.
Most common HSK characters PRC's standard

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

Basic information about 為

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

Number of strokes: 9
Examples of other characters consisting of 9 strokes: , , , , , , , , ,

Radical:  86.5

Simplified variant:

English translation (based on CEDICT):

- 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)
- because of
- for
- to


Unicode code point: U+70BA

This website combine data from several databases (notably: Unihan, CC-CEDICT). Please be aware that some information presented may be incorrect, especially for very rare Chinese characters. We take no responsibility for incorrect data, though we constantly try to make the website as accurate as possible.

Random character: . Page Generation Time: 0.016 [s]. Home - About website.