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Demonic_Duck
3 minutes ago, Sreeni said:

any issues if I keep omitting “to” in my notes, Anki and while memorising?

 

Only if you also omit parts of speech (noun, verb, etc)

 

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Sreeni

I am checking Pleco for 为= wéi and the meaning in context is ‘for’.

 

 If any of you used “为 = for” ?

 

My Pleco does not have the meaning ‘for’. ( Except Outlier add-on. I found it a quite a strange. Am I missing something??
 

CC

 

1 as (in the capacity of)
2 to take sth as
3 to act as
4 to serve as
5 to behave as
6 to become
7 to be
8 to do
9 by (in the passive voice)

 

UNI

do, handle, govern, act; be
 

PLC:

为〔為⧸爲〕

VERB
1 do; act

敢作敢为 
gǎnzuògǎnwéi
be decisive and bold in action; act with daring

2 act as; serve as

选她为人民代表 
xuǎn tā wéi rénmín dàibiǎo
elect her a people’s deputy

以此为凭。 
Yǐcǐwéipíng.
Here with is proof.

有诗为证。 
Yǒushīwéizhèng.
A poem testifies to that.

3 become; turn

变沙漠为良田 
Biàn shāmò wéi liángtián
turn the desert into arable land


LITERARY
be; mean

一公里为两华里。 
Yī gōnglǐ wéi liǎng Huálǐ.
One kilometre is equivalent to two li.

5 seem; appear

我们还是尽量早走为妙。 
Wǒmen háishi jǐnliàng zǎo zǒu wéi miào.
The earlier we leave the better.

PREPOSITION
[with 所 in a passive sentence]

为人民所爱戴 
wéi rénmín suǒ àidài
be loved and respected by the people

不为表面现象所迷惑 
bù wéi biǎomiàn xiànxiàng suǒ míhuo
not be confused by superficial phenomena

AUXILIARY
CLASSICAL
[with 何 in a rhetorical question ]

何以家为? 
Héyǐ jiā wéi?
What need have I of a home? [usu. said during a national crisis]

AFFIX
1 [after an adjective to form an adverb indicating degree or scope]

大为高兴 
dàwéi gāoxìng
very happy

广为流传 
guǎng wéi liúchuán
spread widely

2 [after an adverb for emphasis]

极为重要 
Jíwéi zhòngyào
extremely important

 

 

 

 

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Sreeni

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爸爸有一个星期没有来送汤了。真搞不懂他,已经退休了,又没事做,煮点汤有什么难的?好不容易等到他给我送汤,却不是熬出来的“好东西”。有时连肉块都省了,和以前那醇厚的味道比起来,真是天渊之别!我已经喝惯了爸爸煮的汤。他第一次我煮汤,是在妈妈离家的那一天。

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Insectosaurus

I never use the PLC dictionary, which I think you are referring to, but surely the have an entry for 为 (wèi)? When 为 means "for", it's pronounced in the fourth tone.

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Sreeni
31 minutes ago, timseb said:

surely the have an entry for 为 (wèi)? When 为 means "for", it's pronounced in the fourth tone.


thanks @timseb I was checking at second tone earlier. I checked now with fourth tone and entry “for” exists.

 

I generally copy a paragraph from text book from Google translator to Pleco, somehow there it was showing only second tone. Thanks .

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