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|English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: why|
porquê?, por que razão?, por que motivo?; quê!, ora!, que grande surpresa!
Why? [adverb] =
porquê?, por que razão?,por que motivo?
why not? = porque naõ?
that's why = eis a razaõ por que
why [interjection] =
quê!, ora!, (surpresa, hesitação)
why, what a surprise! =
ora, que grande surpresa!
whys (plural: whys) causa, motivo, razão :
to inquire into the whys and wherefores of something =
procurar saber as causas e os fins de qualquer coisa.
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