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见义勇为

Word definition:

Simplified
Pīnyīn
English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
HSK
to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects); to stand up bravely for the truth / acting heroically in a just cause
HSK 6

Character decomposition:

CharacterTot Str
Rad / Str
Mandarin
Pīnyīn
Unihan Definition
standalone and in compounds
Jyutping
Cantonese
Variant
Four corner
Cangjie
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 *见* | 见* | *见
4画
see, observe, behold; perceive
7721
BLU
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 *义* | 义* | *义
3画
right conduct, righteousness
4000
IK
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 *勇* | 勇* | *勇
9画
brave, courageous, fierce
1742.7
NBKS
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 *为* | 为* | *为
4画
do, handle, govern, act; be
3402
IKSI

Word decomposition:

SimplifiedEnglish Definition
to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects); to stand up bravely for the truth / acting heroically in a just cause
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *见* | 见* | *见
to see / to meet / to appear (to be sth) / to interview
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *见* | 见* | *见
to appear / also written 現|现
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *义* | 义* | *义
surname Yi / (Tw) abbr. for 義大利|义大利, Italy
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *义* | 义* | *义
justice / righteousness / meaning / foster (father etc) / adopted / artificial (tooth, limb etc) / relationship / friendship
 
courageous / righteous and courageous
  
  yǒng
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *勇* | 勇* | *勇
brave
   
   wéi
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *为* | 为* | *为
as (in the capacity of) / to take sth as / to act as / to serve as / to behave as / to become / to be / to do / by (in the passive voice)
   
   wèi
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *为* | 为* | *为
because of / for / to
   
   wéi
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *为* | 为* | *为
variant of 為|为 / as (i.e. in the capacity of) / to take sth as / to act as / to serve as / to behave as / to become / to be / to do
   
   wèi
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *为* | 为* | *为
variant of 為|为, because of / for / to


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