yīn
conj./prep. because, for; in light of; as result of
Other meanings
[yīn]   char. reason, cause; to carry on, to continue
    enclosure (ancient character, seldom used now)
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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tā yīn jiǔ bìng ér xiāo shòu
phr. She is emaciated due to a long illness.
yīn chāo biāo pái wū bèi fá kuǎn
phr. be fined for exceeding the sewage draining standards
yīn cái shī jiào
idiom. teach students in accordance with their aptitude, teach each man according to his merits
yīn dì zhì yí
idiom. adjust one's measures to local conditions, act according to circumstances
yīn rén chéng shì
idiom. to rely on others in accomplishing something
yīn gù zhǎn qī
phr. to be postponed for some reason
yīn gōng xùn zhí
phr. to die in line of duty