為人

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Chinese[edit]

 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
man; person; people
trad. (為人)
simp. (为人)
anagram 人為人为

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Verb[edit]

為人

  1. to behave; to conduct oneself

Noun[edit]

為人

  1. one's character or disposition towards others

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Verb[edit]

為人

  1. for someone; for others' interest

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1
Irregular

Compound of  (ひと) (hito, person) + (to, and, with) +  () (nari, doing, stem or continuative form of  () (naru), "to do"). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

The kanji compound is likely jukujikun, from Chinese 為人, above.

Alternate forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Noun[edit]

為人 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 爲人, hiragana ひととなり, rōmaji hitotonari)

  1. hereditary disposition
  2. temperament, nature
  3. (archaic) bodybuild

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9