Bedeutung von “why” im Essential English Dictionary

why

adverb uk /waɪ/

A1 used to ask or talk about the reasons for something:

Why didn’t you call me?
I wonder why he didn’t come.
why don’t you…?

A2 used to make a suggestion:

Why don’t you come with us?
Why don’t you give it a try?
why not?

B1 used to agree with something that someone has suggested:

‘Let’s have an ice cream.’ ‘Yes, why not?’

(Definition von “why” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)