由于 (you yu): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 2, 2018

由于 (Chinese PinYin: [yóu yú]; traditional Chinese:由於) may mean: (1) pre. because of; (2) pre. since. Literally: 由 (cause) + 于 (with regard to). The term is a high-frequency everyday vocabulary and can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 由于疏忽 (because of oversight), 由于健康原因 (because of ill health), 由于害怕 (out of fear).

1. How to pronounce 由于?

Chinese Pinyin: [yóu yú]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 由于

Synonyms: 因为, 出于, 源于, 鉴于

Antonyms: N/A

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

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Collocation: 由于疏忽 (because of oversight), 由于健康原因 (because of ill health), 由于害怕 (out of fear), 由于飞机晚点 (because of flight delay), 由于天气原因 (because of weather), 由于航空管制 (due to air traffic control),

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4. How to use 由于 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 由于.

4.1 由于坠机地点是在分裂分子把持的地区,人们担心时间可能不够用了。

Translation: There are concerns that due to the location of the crash site in separatist-held territory, though, time may be running out.

4.2 光棍节是每年的11月11日, 这一天由于它的日期也被称为双十一。

Translation: Singles Day is held every year on 11 November. The day is also referred to as Double Eleven because of its date.

4.3 我认为犹太人成为靶子的原因是由于他们太容易对付了。

Translation: I think the reason why Jews are targets is that they are easy targets.

4.4 榜单称,火箭队最近两场输球全是由于姚明缺乏霸气。

Translation: According to the list, the Houston Rockets’ recent 2 losses were attributed to Yao’s lack of aggressiveness.

4.5 白色是最浅的颜色,并且是无色的(没有色调),由于它能够充分反射和散射所有可见光。

Translation: White is the lightest color and is achromatic (having no hue), because it fully reflects and scatters all the visible wavelengths of light.

4.6 有时候分手不是由于不爱了而是知道没有结果。

Translation: Sometimes a relationship is headed for a breakup not because of there is no love, but because both of them know that there will not be any results.

4.7 由于有氧气,所以地球上才有生命。

Translation: Because of the oxygen, there is life on the earth.

4.8 由于它本身就已经很复杂了, 我们不需要把生活弄得那么复杂。

Translation: We don’t need to make life complicated because it is already quite complicated.

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