Yóuyú gānhàn, nóngzuòwù qiànshōu.
The crops failed because of drought.
Yóuyú xià yǔ, qǔxiāole bǐsài.
Owing to the rain, the match was cancelled.
Yóuyú shīdù gāo, gōngzuò hěn kùnnán.
It’s difficult to work because of the humidity.
Yóuyú wǒmen qióng, guānsī dǎ shūle.
As we were poor we lost the lawsuit.
Yóuyú huǒchē yánwù, wǒ chídàole.
I was late as a result of the train delay.
Yóuyú tiānqì èliè, fēijī yánwùle.
Due to bad weather, the plane was late.
Stroke Order & Character Components
由 (yóu): to follow; from; it is for...to; reason; cause; because of; due to; to; to leave it (to somebody); by (introduces passive verb)
- 田 (tián): field
- 丨 (gǔn): line
于 (yú): to take; to go; sentence-final interrogative particle; variant of 於|于(yú)
- 二(èr): two
- 亅(jué): hook
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 由
- 由 (yóu): to follow; from; it is for…to; reason; cause; because of; due to; to; to leave it (to somebody); by (introduces passive verb)
- 由于 (yóu yú): due to; as a result of; thanks to; owing to; since; because
- 理由 (lǐ yóu): reason; grounds; justification; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 自由 (zì yóu): freedom; free; liberty; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 不由得 (bù yóu de): can’t help; cannot but
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 于
- 关于(guān yú): pertaining to; concerning; regarding; with regards to; about; a matter of
- 终于(zhōng yú): at last; in the end; finally; eventually
- 对于(duì yú): regarding; as far as something is concerned; with regards to
- 由于(yóu yú): due to; as a result of; thanks to; owing to; since; because
- 于是(yú shì): thereupon; as a result; consequently; thus; hence
- 等于(děng yú): to equal; to be tantamount to
- 善于(shàn yú): be good at; be adept in
- 属于(shǔyú): classified as; to belong to; to be part of
- 位于(wèi yú): to be located at; to be situated at; to lie
- 在于(zài yú): to be in; to lie in; to consist in; to depend on; to rest with
- 至于(zhì yú): as for; as to; to go so far as to
- 便于(biàn yú): easy to; convenient for
- 过于(guò yú): too much; excessively
- 急于求成(jí yú qiú chéng): anxious for quick results (idiom); to demand instant success; impatient for result; impetuous
- 鉴于(jiàn yú): in view of; seeing that; considering; whereas
- 无动于衷(wú dòng yú zhōng): aloof; indifferent; unconcerned
- 勇于(yǒng yú): to dare to; to be brave enough to