yīn

  1. yīn preposition because
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 因为 (CCD '因' 1; GHC '因' 11-2; Unihan '因'; XHZD '因' 2, p. 894)
  2. yīn noun cause; reason
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 缘故 or 理由 (GHC '因' 9; Kroll 2015 '因' 3a, p. 553; Unihan '因'; XHZD '因' 1, p. 894)
  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; XHZD '因' 5, p. 894)
  4. yīn verb to follow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 顺着 (CCD '因' 1; GHC '因' 4; Kroll 2015 '因' 1, p. 553; XHZD '因' 4, p. 894)
  5. yīn verb to rely on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 依靠 (Kroll 2015 '因' 1a, p. 553; GHC '因' 1)
  6. yīn verb via; through
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 通过 (Kroll 2015 '因' 2a, p. 553; GHC '因' 3)
  7. yīn verb to continue
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 继 (GHC '因' 5)
  8. yīn verb to receive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 受 (GHC '因' 6)
  9. yīn verb to continue the same pattern; to imitate an existing model; to adapt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 受因袭 (Kroll 2015 '因' 1b, p. 553; GHC '因' 7)
  10. yīn verb to seize an opportunity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 趁机 (GHC '因' 9; Kroll 2015 '因' 2b, p. 553)
  11. yīn verb to be like
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 犹 or 如同 (GHC '因' 10)
  12. yīn preposition from; because of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 从 or 由 (GHC '因' 11-1)
  13. yīn conjunction 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; Kroll 2015 '因' 2, p. 553; XHZD '因' 3, p. 894)
  14. yīn noun a standrd; a criterion
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '因' 3, p. 553)

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