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English Definitiontherefore; as a result; thus; and as a result, ...
Simplified Script因而
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄣ ㄦˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jan1ji4
Part of Speech(连) conjunction
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
yīncause; reason; because
érand; as well as; and so; but (not); yet (not); (indicates causal relation); (indicates change of state); (indicates contrast)

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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
因果yīnguǒkarma; cause and effect
因病yīnbìngbecause of sickness
Words With Same Tail Word    
然而rán'érhowever; yet; but
从而cóng'érthus; thereby
反而fǎn'érinstead; on the contrary; contrary (to expectations)
进而jìn'érand then (what follows next)
偶而ǒu'éroccasionally; once in a while
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