为 (為) wèi

  1. wèi preposition for; to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , Concept: Cause 原因
    Notes: (ABC 'wèi' 为 cons; NCCED '为' wèi 2)
  2. wèi preposition because of
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (ABC 'wèi' 为 co 1; NCCED '为' wèi 4)
  3. wéi verb to act as; to serve
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (ABC 'wéi' 为 v 2; NCCED 1 '为' wéi 2)
  4. wéi verb to change into; to become
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (ABC 'wéi' 为 v 3; NCCED 1 '为' wéi 3)
  5. wéi verb to be; is
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: A copula in literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 20)
  6. wéi verb to do
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (ABC 'wéi' 为 v 1; NCCED 1 '为' wéi 1)
  7. wèi preposition for
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (NCCED '为' wèi 3)
  8. wèi preposition to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '为' wèi 5)
  9. wéi preposition in a passive construction
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (NCCED 2 '为' wéi)
  10. wéi particle forming a rehetorical question
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (NCCED 3 '为' wéi)
  11. wéi suffix forming an adverb
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: After a single character adjective (ABC 'wéi' 为 s 1; NCCED 4 '为' wéi 1)
  12. wéi suffix to add emphasis
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: After a single character adjective (ABC 'wéi' 为 s 2; NCCED 4 '为' wéi 1)
  13. wèi verb to support; to help
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'wèi' 为 v 1; NCCED '为' wèi 1)
  14. wéi verb to govern
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'wéi' 为 v 4)

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