Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yīn

  1. yīn preposition because
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 因为 (CCD '因' 1; GHC '因' 11-2; Unihan '因')
  2. yīn noun cause / reason
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 缘故 or 理由 (GHC '因' 9; Unihan '因')
  3. yīn verb to accord with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 根据 or 按照, for example, in the idiom 因地制宜 'to accord with local customs using appropriate measures' (CCI '因地制宜'; CCD '因' 2; GHC '因' 2)
  4. yīn noun hetu / causes
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: hetu, Pali: hetu, Japanese: in. In Buddhism all conditioned phenomena arise from 因 hetu 'causes' and 緣 pratyaya 'conditions'; FGS translation standard: Cause (BCSD '因'; CCD '因' 3; Faxiang; FGDB '因'; BL 'hetu').
  5. yīn verb to follow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 顺着 (CCD '因' 1; GHC '因' 4)
  6. yīn verb to rely on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 依靠(GHC '因' 1)
  7. yīn verb via / through
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 通过 (GHC '因' 3)
  8. yīn verb to continue
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 继 (GHC '因' 5)
  9. yīn verb to receive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 受 (GHC '因' 6)
  10. yīn verb to continue the same pattern / to imitate an existing model
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 受因袭 (GHC '因' 7)
  11. yīn verb to seize an opportunity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 趁机 (GHC '因' 9)
  12. yīn verb to be like
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 犹 or 如同 (GHC '因' 10)
  13. yīn preposition from / because of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 从 or 由 (GHC '因' 11-1)
  14. yīn adverb thereupon / as a result / consequently / thus / hence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 于是 or 就 (GHC '因' 12)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷106中 地形志二中 Volume 106b Treatise 2: Terrain 2 112
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 40
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇五 志第五十三: 刑法四 Volume 105 Treatises 58: Punishment and Law 4 38
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 36
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇八 列傳第一百九十六 奸臣 胡惟庸 陳瑛 嚴嵩 周延儒 溫體仁 馬士英 Volume 308 Biographies 196: Treacherous Officials - Hu Weiyong, Chen Ying, Yan Song, Zhou Yanru, Wen Tiren, Ma ShiYing 34
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百三十五 列傳第八十五: 盧杞 白志貞 裴延齡 韋渠牟 李齊運 李實 韋執誼 王叔文 程異 皇甫抃 Volume 135 Biographies 85: Lu Qi, Bai Zhizhen, Pei Yanling, Wei Qumou, Li Qiyun, Li Shi, Wei Zhiyi, Wang Shuwen, Cheng Yi, Huang Fubian 32
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷18 志第13 律曆下 Volume 18 Treatises 13: Measures and the Calendar 3 30
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十八 志第十:  地理一 Volume 58 Treatises 11: Geography 1 30
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百七十一 列傳第五十八: 劉因 吳澄 Volume 171 Biographies 58: Liu Yin, Wu Cheng 29
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 29