為了

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See also: 爲了 and 为了

Chinese[edit]

 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
 
to know; to understand; (modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)
trad. (為了/爲了) /
simp. (为了)

Pronunciation[edit]


Preposition[edit]

為了

  1. for the sake of; in order to
    為了自己 / 为了自己  ―  Shì wèile nǐ zìjǐ hǎo.  ―  It's for your own good.
    為了出國準備爭取獎學金 [MSC, trad.]
    为了出国准备争取奖学金 [MSC, simp.]
    Wèile chūguó, tā zhǔnbèi zhēngqǔ jiǎngxuéjīn. [Pinyin]
    He was going for a scholarship in order to go abroad.
    為了結婚不是為了 [MSC, trad.]
    为了结婚不是为了 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā xiǎng wèile ài ér jiéhūn, ér bùshì wèile qián. [Pinyin]
    She wants to marry for love, not for money.

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