Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

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do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • ため
  • な.る
  • な.す
  • す.る
  • たり
  • つく.る
  • なり

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 為る

    to do

    to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)

    to serve as; to act as; to work as

    to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)

    to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as

    to decide on; to choose

    to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)

    to be (in a state, condition, etc.)

    to be worth; to cost

    to pass (of time); to elapse

    verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")

    creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")

    to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to

  • 成る, 為る

    to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain

    to result in; to prove to be

    to consist of; to be composed of

    to succeed; to be complete

    to change into; to be exchanged for

    to play a role

    to be promoted (shogi)

    to do ...

  • 為, 爲, 為め

    good; advantage; benefit; welfare

    sake; purpose; objective; aim

    consequence; result; effect

    affecting; regarding; concerning

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