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Kanji Details for 為

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Stroke Count
9 Strokes
火 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of
Kun'yomi: ため、な.す、な.る、す.る、たり、なり、つく.る。
On'yomi: イ。

Japanese Meaning for 為

Dictionary Entries for 為

noun, adverb
  1. good; advantage; benefit; welfare
  2. sake; purpose; objective; aim
  3. consequence; result; effect
  4. affecting; regarding; concerning
su verb - precursor to the modern suru
  1. to do (literary form of 為る)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 為

Construction of Character for 為

Radicals and parts present in 為
Part fire, fire radical (no. 86) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 為
Old Character Form, Traditional Chinese Character
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 為
  1. の略体。「爲」は「(=)」+「」で象を手なずけることを表す会意文字

Kanji related to 為

  • 寿


Meanings in Other Languages for 為

  1. faire, changer, bénéfice, bien-être, être utile, atteindre, essayer, s'entraîner, coûter, servir pour, bon, avantage, par suite de
  1. mudança, benefício, bem-estar, é de uso, tentativa, prática, custo, servir para, bom, vantagem, como um resultado de
  1. hacer, ocurrir, razón, causa

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