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Pronunciation : yīn
Meaning :
  1. because of; as a result of. (prep)
  2. because. (conjunction)
  3. cause; reason. (n)
Radical :
Strokes : 6
Traditional :
Usage : 59.0%
Common Words / Phrases:
yīn wèi
: because
yīn cǐ
: accordingly;so; therefore
yīn guǒ
: cause and effect
yuán yīn
: reason
1. He missed a class yesterday because of illness.
zuó tiān yīn bìng quē
昨天 : yesterday
: he
: because of; as a result of
: illness, sick
缺课 : miss a class
2. Because there was a traffic jam, they were unable to arrive on time.
yīn jiāo tōng men zhǔn shí dào
: because
交通 : traffic
阻塞 : block; clog
他们 : they
无法 : unable to
准时 : on time
到达 : arrive
3. Don’t hang back in the face of difficulties.
yào yīn wèi kùn nan ér què
不要 : don’t; don’t want
因为 : because of
困难 : difficulties
: so that; in order to
却步 : shrink back; step back (in fear or disgust)
4. The satelite went dark for reasons unknown.
wèi xīng xiāo shī le yuán yīn míng
卫星 : satelite
消失 : disappear
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
原因 : reason
: not
: known; clear
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2 thoughts on “因”

    1. Hi Stephen Millar,
      Actually there are a few stroke order diagrams do not load. I have checked and updated the database. All should be working now.

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