Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

因为 (因為) yīnwèi

yīnwèi conjunction because / owing to / on account of
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
Notes: This conjunction is often used as a connecting word in the subordinate clause of subordinate complex sentences. It is often used in the pattern 因为…,所以… to express cause and effect (CC-CEDICT '因為; Sun 2006, loc. 2069).

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五 Scroll 5 4
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 3
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 內儲說下六微第三十一 Chapter 31: A Collection of Sayings II 3
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷九十二 列傳第六十二 文苑 Volume 92 Biographies 62: Writers 3
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十八下   志第十八下  曆四下 Volume 28b Treatises 21: Calendar 4b 3
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 3
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷十一 本紀第十一: 代宗 Volume 11 Annals 11: Daizong 2
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇四 列傳第一百九十二 宦官一 鄭和 金英 王振 曹吉祥 懷恩 汪直 梁芳 何鼎 李廣 蔣琮 劉瑾 張永 谷大用 Volume 304 Biographies 192: Officials 1 - Zheng He, Jin Ying, Wang Zhen, Cao Jixiang, Huai En, Wang Zhi, Liang Fang, He Ding, Li Guang, Jiang Cong, Liu Jin, Zhang Yong, Gu Dayong 2
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十三 志第二十三: 職官二 Volume 43 Treatises 23: Government Service 2 2
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷一百十六 周書7: 世宗本紀三 Volume 116 Book of Later Zhou 18: Shizong Annals 3 2