Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 因



reason, cause, because




Outside: enclosure , inside: big person


The fence around the big person has its reason.


reason, cause
enclosure(This radical is enclosing other items. A small square within a character is understood as mouth.)
big, huge
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因为 yīn wèi because; owing to; on account of
因陋就简 yīn lòu jiù jiǎn crude but simple methods (idiom); use whatever methods you can; to do things simply and thriftily; It's not pretty but it works.
因数 yīn shù factor (of an integer); divisor
基因 jī yīn gene (loanword)
因素 yīn sù element; factor
原因 yuán yīn cause; origin; root cause; reason
因故 yīn gù for some reason
因此 yīn cǐ thus; consequently; as a result
因而 yīn ér therefore; as a result; thus; and as a result, ...
因地制宜 yīn dì zhì yí (idiom) to use methods in line with local circumstances

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