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ㄨㄟ ˋ

wèi

because of

为 is a 4 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as wèi in the fourth tone, however it can also be pronounced as wéi.

In traditional Chinese the characters or may be used instead.

  • ㄨㄟ ˋ

    wèi

    because of

    • ㄌㄧ ˋ

      power

      • ㄓㄨ ˇ

        zhǔ

        dot

13 stories have been written about this character — see all
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Because the character has power, it has two dots instead of one.
by asala2018

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because of power even a small dot can have a lot of meaning.
by dosemobor915

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because we need more characters for the chinese language
by nbreck

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Things are done because of power.
by pscanlan

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the power of the dot
by pkulesh33

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 为

wéi
wèi

Definitions for 为 pronounced as 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)
  • variant of 為|为[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

Definitions for 为 pronounced as wèi

  • variant of 為|为[wei4], because of
  • for
  • to
  • because of
  • for
  • to

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