由 (you): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 29, 2018

由 (Chinese PinYin: [yóu]; traditional Chinese:由) may mean: (1) noun. cause; (2) pre. by; (3) pre. from; (4) pre. by mean of; (5) pre. due to; (6) verb. pass through; (7) verb. follow. The word is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 由于 (because of), 由来 (origin), 由此 (from this; thus), 自由 (freedom), 因由 (reason; origin).

1. How to pronounce 由?

Chinese Pinyin: [yóu]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 从

Synonyms: 因

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 由.

Fixed expression: 由于 (because of), 由来 (origin), 由此 (from this; thus), 自由 (freedom), 因由 (reason; origin),

Collocation: 原由 / 理由 (reason), (由不得 (cannot help), 由此 (therefrom), 由不得你 (you have no choice),

Idioms: 由此可见 (thus it can be seen that), 由表及里 (from the outside to the inside), 咎由自取 (have only oneself to blame),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 由 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 由.

4.1 “佛系父母”,他们不会过多干涉孩子的生活,让他们自由发展.

Translation: “Buddhist parents” interfere little with their children’s lives and let them develop however they like.

4.2 当其他国家受益于中国的基础设施投资,由于政策不稳定,在这方面津巴布韦一直落后于其他国家。

Translation: While other countries have benefitted with China’s investment in infrastructure, Zimbabwe has been lagging behind due to policy inconsistencies.

4.3 新尼特族由于大多数是青年人,属适龄工作的中坚人口,因此造成的劳动资源浪费。

Translation: As the majority of the Neo-NEETs are young people, who are supposed to be the backbone of the work-age workforce, the Neo-NEET problem results in a waste of labor resources.

4.4 保暖内衣由双层织物制成,比单层服装能够捕捉更多的身体热量。 这额外的体热隔绝冷空气,并防止热量损失。

Translation: Thermal underwear is made up from two-ply fabric, it traps more body heat than a single layer of clothing could. This extra body heat insulates against cold air and prevents heat loss.

4.5 小蓝单车是一个来自中国天津的自行车共享系统,由天津鹿鼎科技有限公司创立和持有。

Translation: Bluegogo is a bicycle-sharing system based in Tianjin, China, founded and owned by Tianjin Luding Technology Co., Ltd.

4.6 拗口令是难以迅速,清楚地说出来的词或一串词,通常由于几个相似的辅音连接在一起

Translation: Tongue twisters are a word or group of words difficult to articulate rapidly, usually because of a succession of similar consonantal sounds.

4.7 随着东西方商业的往来,公元12世纪,这套数字由阿拉伯商人传入欧洲。

English: Along with the East-West business activities in the twelfth century, the Arabic numerals system was introduced into Europe.

4.8 我们必须承担由此产生的一切后果。

Translation: We must take all the consequences arising therefrom.

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