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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (mouth, or opening) +  (large, or hands at full breadth) – The largest in/from/of an opening is the first, by tradition/convention.: basis, cause.(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

因 因 因 因
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 田大 (WK), four-corner 60430, composition)

  1. cause, reason
  2. by
  3. because, because of

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 217, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4693
  • Dae Jaweon: page 444, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 711, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+56E0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jan1, Yale yan1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(in) (hangeul , revised in, McCune-Reischauer in)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yīn (yin1), Wade-Giles yin1)

    • John 1.7
      这人来,为要作见证,就是为光作见证,叫众人他可以信。
      Zhè rén lái, wèi yào zuò jiànzhèng, jiùshì wèi guāng zuò jiànzhèng, jiào zhòngrén yīn tā kĕyǐ xìn.
      The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhân, nhằn, dăn, nhăn, nhơn)