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English Definitionreason; cause; predestined relationship (Buddhism)
Simplified Script因由
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄣ ㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jan1jau4
Word Decomposition
yīncause; reason; because
yóuto follow; from; it is; reason; cause; because of; due to; to; to leave it (to somebody); by (introduces passive verb)

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Words With Same Head Word    
因为yīnwèibecause; owing to; on account of
因此yīncǐthus; consequently; as a result
因素yīnsùelement; factor
因而yīn'értherefore; as a result; thus; and as a result, ...
因果yīnguǒkarma; cause and effect
Words With Same Tail Word    
自由zìyóufreedom; free; liberty
理由lǐyóureason; grounds; justification
不由bùyóucan't help (doing something)
事由shìyóumain content; matter; work; origin of an incident; cause; purpose; subject (of business letter)
任由rènyóuto let (somebody do something); to allow
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