Meaning of 因

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Pinyin: yīn
English Definition: cause; reason; because
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Full surround
    • [ wéi ] enclosure; border
    • [ ] big, great, vast, high, deep
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Example Words:
因为 [ yīn wèi ]: because; owing to; on account of
因此 [ yīn ]: thus; consequently; as a result
原因 [ yuán yīn ]: cause; origin; root cause; reason; Classifiers:
因素 [ yīn ]: element; factor; Classifiers:
因而 [ yīn ér ]: therefore; as a result; thus; and as a result, ...
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