Chinese words with 为 character meaning (HSK)

为什么

WEI4, SHEN2, ME5
for what reason?, why?

因为所以

YIN1, WEI4, SUO3, YI3
because... thus..., on account of...then...

认为

REN4, WEI2
to believe, to think, to consider, to feel

WEI4
because of, for, to

为了

WEI4, LE5
in order to, for the purpose of, so as to

成为

CHENG2, WEI2
to become, to turn into

以为

YI3, WEI2
to believe, to think, to consider, to be under the impression

行为

XING2, WEI2
behavior, conduct, activity, action

作为

ZUO4, WEI2
one's conduct, deed, activity, accomplishment, achievement, to act as, as (in the capacity of), qua, to view as, to look upon (sth as), to take sth to be

见义勇为

JIAN4, YI4, YONG3, WEI2
to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects), to stand up bravely for the truth, acting heroically in a just cause

迄今为止

QI4, JIN1, WEI2, ZHI3
so far, up to now, still (not)

人为

REN2, WEI2
artificial, man-made, having human cause or origin, human attempt or effort

为难

WEI2, NAN2
feel embarrassed or awkward, to make things difficult (for someone), to find things difficult (to do or manage)

为期

WEI2, QI1
(to be done) by (a certain date), lasting (a certain time)

无能为力

WU2, NENG2, WEI2, LI4
impotent (idiom), powerless, helpless