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
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 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
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
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 3
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九下 王莽傳 Volume 99c: Wang Mang 3 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
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十七上   志第十七上  曆三上 Volume 27a Treatises 18: Calendar 3a 2
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百六十六 列傳第一百十六: 元稹 白居易 Volume 166 Biographies 116: Yuan Zhen, Bai Juyi 2