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
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
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
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 內儲說下六微第三十一 Chapter 31: A Collection of Sayings II 3
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十九 志第十九: 地理二 Volume 39 Treatises 19: Geography 2 2
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷三 秦一 Chapter 3: Qin I 2
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第十六回 Chapter 16 2
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷五十八 唐書34: 列傳十 趙光逢 鄭玨 崔協 李琪 蕭頃 Volume 58 Book of Later Tang 34: Biographies 10 - Zhao Guangfeng, Zheng Jue, Cui Xie, Li Qi, Xiao Qing 2