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yīn

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yīn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
yīn | yin1
English translation
old variant of yīn [yīn]
cause, reason; by; because

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About yīn

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Number of strokes

6

Traditional form

yīn

Contains the radical

wéi

Part of speech

Preposition / 介词 jiè cí Jiècí

Etymology of yīn

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Positional decomposition

囗大

Explanation

Pictograph of clothing surrounding ( wéi ) a person ( rén ), now written as yīn . The current meaning is a phonetic loan.

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Example sentences using yīn

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因此 yīncǐ dāng 互补 hù bǔ 染色体 rǎn sè tǐ 丢失 diū shī shí , jiù huì 产生 chǎnshēng 恶性 è xìng fēn .

Maligrant segregants may, therefore, arise when complementing chromosomes are lost.

yīn shòu ér téng wān xià le shēn .

He doubled up with the pain of the bolw.

xiǎo 因为 yīnwèi 饿 è ér 开始 kāishǐ 吱吱 jiào .

The little chicks began to peep because they were hungry.

因为 yīnwèi 天气 tiānqì zhuǎn qíng ,昨天 zuótiān 短途出游 chū yóu 进入 jìn rù 高峰 gāofēng .

Because the weather turned fine yesterday, also entered the peak short - distance travel.

yīn 嗓子 sǎngzi téng ér Néng 吞咽 tūn yàn .

He couldn't swallow because of a sore throat.

Words with yīn

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
因为 yīnwèi because因為
原因 yuányīn cause原因 yuányīn
因此 yīncǐ thus因此 yīncǐ
yīn cause yīn
因素 yīnsù element因素 yīnsù
基因 jīyīn gene (loanword)基因 jīyīn
因而 yīnér therefore因而 yīnér
因子 yīn zǐ factor因子 yīn zǐ
死因 sǐ yīn cause of death死因 sǐ yīn
可卡因 kě kǎ yīn cocaine (loanword)可卡因 kě kǎ yīn
海洛因 hǎi luò yīn heroin (loanword)海洛因 hǎi luò yīn
因果 yīn guǒ karma因果 yīn guǒ
病因 bìng yīn pathogen病因 bìng yīn
爱因斯坦 Aì yīn sī tǎn Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born theoretical physicist愛因斯坦
转基因 zhuǎn jī yīn genetic modification轉基因
咖啡因 kā fēi yīn caffeine (loanword)咖啡因 kā fēi yīn
因地制宜 yīn dì zhì yí (idiom) to use methods in line with local circumstances因地制宜 yīn dì zhì yí
起因 qǐ yīn cause起因 qǐ yīn
因特网 Yīn tè wǎng Internet因特網
基因组 jī yīn zǔ genome基因組
成因 chéng yīn cause成因 chéng yīn
诱因 yòu yīn cause誘因
缅因州 Miǎn yīn zhōu Maine, US state緬因州
因故 yīn gù for some reason因故 yīn gù

yīn Decomposition & Compounds

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yīn Decomposition

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yīn Compounds

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  • yīn
    • ēn
    • yān , yīn , yān , yīn , yān , yīn , yīn , yīn , yān , yīn , , yīn , yīn , yīn , , , , ,
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