The Chinese word 因为 is a conjunction that means “because” in English. It is used to indicate the reason or cause of something. For example, if someone asks why you are late, you could respond with “因为我遇到了交通堵塞” which means “because I encountered traffic congestion”. In this case, 因为 is used to explain the reason for being late.
|因为下雨，我今天没有去上班||yīnwèi xiàyǔ, wǒ jīntiān méiyǒu qù shàngbān||Because of the rain, I didn’t go to work today|
|因为他生病了，所以他没来上课||yīnwèi tā shēngbìng le, suǒyǐ tā méi lái shàngkè||Because he was sick, he didn’t come to class|
|因为她学习很努力，所以她考试得了好成绩||yīnwèi tā xuéxí hěn nǔlì, suǒyǐ tā kǎoshì dé le hǎo chéngjī||Because she studies hard, she got good grades on the exam|
|因为我喜欢吃辣，所以我经常吃辣的食物||yīnwèi wǒ xǐhuān chī là, suǒyǐ wǒ jīngcháng chī là de shíwù||Because I like spicy food, I often eat spicy food|
|因为他工作认真负责，所以他得到了晋升||yīnwèi tā gōngzuò rènzhēn fùzé, suǒyǐ tā dédào le jìnshēng||Because he works seriously and responsibly, he was promoted|
因为 is part of HSK Level 2 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.