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Turkish translation of “why”

why

adverb
 
 
/waɪ/
A1 used to ask or talk about the reasons for something
neden, niçin, ne diye, ne sebepten, neden dolayı
Why didn't you call me? I wonder why he didn't come. So that's the reason why he asked her!Question words and expressions
Why don't you?/Why not do sth? A2 used to make a suggestion
neden ...mıyorsun; niçin ... yapmıyorsun;
Why don't you come with us? Why not give it a try?Suggestions and proposals
why not? informal B1 used to agree with something that someone has suggested
neden olmasın; niçin; niye ... ki; ...sek ya
"Let's have an ice cream." "Yes, why not?"Question words and expressions
(Definition of why from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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