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    wèi     to call

Traditional: 謂
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Grammar: Verb
Notes: In literary Chinese this transitory verb takes two arguments: the first object is the thing that is being called, and the second the thing that the first object is called (Pulleyblank 1995, pp. 33-34).
Topic: Classical Chinese

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