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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “why”

why

noun
 
 
/waɪ/
the whys and (the) wherefores the reasons for something
为什么;原因
I know very little about the whys and the wherefores of the situation.
我根本不知道是什么原因导致出现了这种情况。
Motives and reasonsReasons and explanations
(Definition of why noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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