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原因
Main
English Definitioncause; origin; root cause; reason
Simplified Script原因
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinyuányīn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄢˊ ㄧㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyun4jan1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
yuánformer; original; primary; raw; level; cause; source; Hara (Japanese surname)
yīncause; reason; because

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Words With Same Head Word    
原来yuánláioriginal; former; originally; formerly; at first; so, actually, as it turns out
原谅yuánliàngto excuse; to forgive; to pardon
原则yuánzéprinciple; doctrine
原料yuánliàoraw material
原子yuánzǐatom; atomic
Words With Same Tail Word    
基因jīyīngene (loanword)
主因zhǔyīnmain reason
前因qiányīnantecedents
动因dòngyīnmotivation; moving force; underlying force; agent
成因chéngyīncause; factor; cause of formation
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