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pourquoi

  
      adv   why  
Elle ne m'a pas dit pourquoi.      She didn't tell me why.  
      conj   why  
Pourquoi est-ce qu'il ne vient pas avec nous?      Why isn't he coming with us?  
      nm inv   (=raison, cause)   reason  
le pourquoi de      the reason for  
le pourquoi      the reason  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

pourvoi, pour, poursuis, pourvoir

pourquoi adv.
why

Additional comments:

OthelloT:

Ñ quer converssar td bem Eu intendo.

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
conj.
why
exp.
the reason
exp.
the reason for
conj.
because
pron.
so why ; why ; why then ; whyever
exp.
why ? ; what for ?
conj.
that's why
exp.
to ask why
conj.
that is why
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'pourquoi' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
adv.
pourquoi
adv.
pourquoi
exp.
pourquoi?
n.
pourquoi pas
exp.
pourquoi donc?
adv.
pourquoi pas ?
exp.
pourquoi diable
conj.
pourquoi diable
exp.
pourquoi attendre?
exp.
demander pourquoi ...
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"pourquoi": examples and translations in context
Personne ne peut encore expliquer pourquoi. To this day, nobody can explain why that was.
Je ne comprends pas pourquoi les arbres tombent. That's what I'm saying. I don't know why the trees fell.
Je vois pourquoi je hais Shakespeare. I knew there was a reason I hated Shakespeare.
J'aurais dû comprendre pourquoi la place était libre. I should have realized there was a reason this spot wasn't taken.
Je peux comprendre pourquoi tu es fâchée. Well, I can understand why you're mad.
Essayons de découvrir pourquoi notre gars était visé. Let's find out why our guy in the pool was targeted.
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