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The Cantonese word wai - 为 - wai4
(for in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

wai4
also: wai6

English translations

for, to do, to act as, to serve as, to become, to equal,
of the sake

Chinese character (simplified):

为 ( wai / wai4 ) in traditional characters
Topic
Events, Movements, Changes and Directions
Character complexity
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is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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为 ( wai / wai4 ) belongs to the 50 most common Chinese characters (rank 21)
Other characters that are pronounced wai4 in Cantonese
More words that mean for in Cantonese
deoi3 ( 对 ), kap1 ( 给 ), tai3 ( 替 )
More words that mean to do in Cantonese
gaau2 ( 搞 ), gon1 ( 干 ), haang4 ( 行 ), lung6 ( 弄 ), zok3 ( 作 )

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