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U+7232, 爲
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7232

[U+7231]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7233]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
爲-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Originally an Ideogrammic compound (會意): (hand) + (elephant). See for the full etymology and historical forms.

Han character[edit]

(radical 87 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 月竹弓火 (BHNF), four-corner 20227 or 20327)

  1. do, handle, govern, act (Lat. facere)
  2. be
  3. (archaic) elephant

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 689, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19686
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1102, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2033, character 21
  • Unihan data for U+7232

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Non-Jōyō alternate for . Rarely used.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(wi) (hangeul , revised wi, McCune-Reischauer wi, Yale wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vay, , , voi , vờ, vi, , vị)

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