Chinese Traditional: 以為
Chinese Simplified: 以为
Pinyin: yi3 wei2
Zhuyin: ㄧˇ ㄨㄟˊ
English Meaning: to think, to believe
German Meaning: glauben

Example Sentences:

ta1 yi3 wei2 na4 shi4 huan4 jue2 suo3 yi3 zhi4 zhi1 bu4 li3.
He thought that it was an illusion so he ignored it.
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ta1 zi4 yi3 wei2 wu2 suo3 bu4 zhi1, zhen1 rang4 ren2 shou4 bu4 liao3.
She is an insufferable know-it-all.
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wo3 hai2 yi3 wei2 wo3 men5 dei3 mai3 yi4 tai2 xin1 de5 dian4 nao3!
I thought we had to buy a new computer!
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wo3 yi3 wei2 lai2 dian4 shi4 zha4 pian4 er2 gua4 duan4 dian4 hua4.
I hung up the phone thinking it was a hoax.
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Related Words:


1. with, by, by means of 2. in order to, so as to 3. because, because of 4. to use, to use as 5. according to 6. at (a certain date or place)

Here: with, by

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1. to be 2. to become 3. to behave 4. to do

Here: to be

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