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Main
English Definitioncause; reason; because
See alsoyīn old variant of (from traditional character )
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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinyīn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄧㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jan1

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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    
原因yuányīncause; origin; root cause; reason
基因jīyīngene (loanword)
主因zhǔyīnmain reason
前因qiányīnantecedents
动因dòngyīnmotivation; moving force; underlying force; agent
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