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why

adverb   /waɪ/
A1 used to ask or talk about the reasons for something por qué Why didn’t you call me? I wonder why he didn’t come.
why don’t you…?
A2 used to make a suggestion ¿por qué no…? 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 ¿por qué no? ‘Let’s have an ice cream.’ ‘Yes, why not?’
(Definition of why from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

why

adverb /wai/
for which reason (?) por qué ’Why did you shout at the child?’ ’He shouteded at the child.’ ’Why?’ Why haven’t you finished? ’I haven’t finished.’ ’Why not?’ ’Let’s go to the cinema.’ ’Why not?’ (= Let’s!) Tell me why you came here.
(Definition of why from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “why”
in Korean 왜…
in Arabic لِماذا…
in Malaysian mengapa…
in French pourquoi…
in Russian почему?…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為甚麼…
in Italian perché…
in Turkish neden, niçin, ne diye…
in Polish dlaczego, czemu…
in Vietnamese tại sao…
in Portuguese por que, por quê…
in Thai ทำไม…
in German warum…
in Catalan per què…
in Japanese どうして, なぜ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为什么…
in Indonesian mengapa…
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