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Turkish translation of “why”

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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
Translations of “why”
in Korean 왜…
in Arabic لِماذا…
in French pourquoi…
in Italian perché…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為甚麼…
in Russian почему?…
in Polish dlaczego, czemu…
in Spanish por qué…
in Portuguese por que, por quê…
in German warum…
in Catalan per què…
in Japanese どうして, なぜ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为什么…
(Definition of why from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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