Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: yin1
Zhuyin: ㄧㄣ
English Meaning: 1. cause, reason 2. because, due to
German Meaning: weil, wegen
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Example Sentences:

那個人因酒後駕車被警察帶走。
那个人因酒后驾车被警察带走。
na4 ge5 ren2 yin1 jiu3 hou4 jia4 che1 bei4 jing3 cha2 dai4 zou3.
That guy was taken away by the police due to drink-driving.
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錦標賽因雨而中斷。
锦标赛因雨而中断。
jin3 biao1 sai4 yin1 yu3 er2 zhong1 duan4.
The tournament was interrupted by rain.
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他們因走私大麻而被起訴。
他们因走私大麻而被起诉。
ta1 men5 yin1 zou3 si1 da4 ma2 er2 bei4 qi3 su4.
They were prosecuted for smuggling cannabis.
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該名女子因持有毒品而遭暫時扣押。
该名女子因持有毒品而遭暂时扣押。
gai1 ming2 nü3 zi3 yin1 chi2 you3 du2 pin3 er2 zao1 zhan4 shi2 kou4 ya1.
The woman was briefly detained for drug possession.
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濃縮咖啡機因運送延誤沒有準時送到。
浓缩咖啡机因运送延误没有准时送到。
nong2 suo1 ka1 fei1 ji1 yin1 yun4 song4 yan2 wu4 mei2 you3 zhun3 shi2 song4 dao4.
The espresso maker didn't arrive on time because of a shipment backlog.
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法院因缺乏證據而不受理這個案件。
法院因缺乏证据而不受理这个案件。
fa3 yuan4 yin1 que1 fa2 zheng4 ju4 er2 bu2 shou4 li3 zhe4 ge5 an4 jian4.
The court dismissed the case for lack of evidence.
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那個男孩將因搶劫與偷竊罪名被提交至少年法庭。
那个男孩将因抢劫与偷窃罪名被提交至少年法庭。
na4 ge5 nan2 hai2 jiang1 yin1 qiang3 jie2 yu3 tou1 qie4 zui4 ming2 bei4 ti2 jiao1 zhi4 shao4 nian2 fa3 ting2.
The boy will be referred to juvenile court on burglary and theft charges.
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