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follow; from; it is; reason; cause; because of; due to; by; to; to leave it (to sb)
in; at; to; from; by; than; out of; surname
trad. (由於)
simp. (由于)




  1. because; since


Dialectal synonyms of 因為 (“because; because of”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese ,
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 因為, , 由於
Mandarin Beijing 因為, because of, 庸因 because of
Taiwan 因為
Harbin because of, 庸乎 because of
Xuzhou because of
Cantonese Guangzhou 因為, 為因
Hong Kong 因為
Taishan 因為
Hakka Meixian 為因
Huidong (Daling) 因為
Qujiang 就係
Changting 為因
Pingyu 因致
Liancheng 就係
Ruijin 因致
Shicheng 就係
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 因為, 因爭
Liudui (S. Sixian) 因為
Hsinchu (Hailu) 因為
Dongshi (Dabu) 因為, 因致
Hsinchu (Raoping) 因為, 因爭
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 因為
Jin Taiyuan 因為
Min Dong Fuzhou 因為
Min Nan Xiamen 因為
Quanzhou 因為
Zhangzhou 因為
Taipei 因為
Kaohsiung 因為
Penang 因為
Philippines (Manila) 因為
Wu Shanghai 因為, 因得 dated, 因得仔 dated
Xiang Changsha 因為得, 因得



  1. owing to; due to; as a result of; because of