谓 (謂) wèi

  1. wèi verb to call
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 叫做; literary Chinese this transitory verb takes two arguments: the first object is the thing that is being called, and the second the thing that the first object is called (Guoyu '謂' v 3; Kroll '謂' 3; Pulleyblank 1995, pp. 33-34).
  2. wèi verb to discuss / to comment on / to speak of / to tell about
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In literary Chinese this transitory verb takes two arguments: the person being told something and the thing spoken of. The subject is the person doing the speaking (Guoyu '謂' v 1; Kroll '謂' 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 33).
  3. wèi verb to speak to / to address
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 告诉 (Guoyu '謂' v 2; Kroll '謂' 1)
  4. wèi verb to treat as / to regard as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '謂' 4)
  5. wèi verb introducing a condition situation
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '謂' 5)
  6. wèi verb to speak to / to address
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 告诉 (Guoyu '謂' v 2; Kroll '謂' 1)
  7. wèi verb to think
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 认为 or 以为 (Guoyu '謂' v 6)
  8. wèi verb for / is to be
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 是 or 为 (Guoyu '謂' v 7)
  9. wèi verb to make / to cause
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 使 or 让 (Guoyu '謂' v 8)
  10. wèi preposition and
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 与、和 (Guoyu '謂' prep)
  11. wèi noun principle / reason
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 道理 or 意义; For example, 无谓 'for no reason' (Guoyu '謂' n 1)
  12. wèi proper noun Wei
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '謂' n 2)

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