therefore / as a result / so
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 main clause of subordinate complex sentences. It is often used in the pattern 因为…，所以… to express cause and effect (Sun 2006, loc. 2053).
that by which
Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
Notes: In Literary Chinese this phrase is composed of two characters, in contrast with the single word 'therefore' in modern Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 50).