Why

Portuguese translation: Porquê

21:57 Aug 10, 2000
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: Why
M/ dúvida é gramatical: Ao fazer-se uma pergunta, qual é o correto, em português de Portugal: "Por quê?" ou "Porquê?"
Andrea Holcberg
Portuguese translation:Porquê
Explanation:
Em interrogacoes sempre se usa "Porquê " ( why?) e a separacao eh aplicavel num caso como este " Diga-me por que motivo nao chegou " signifcando por cual motivo.
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Telesforo Fernandez
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Muito obrigada!
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naPORQUE
Filomena Costanzo
na"porquê ?"
Luis Luis
naPorquê
Telesforo Fernandez
naPor que, separado
M.Badra


  

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37 mins
Por que, separado


Explanation:
Se for no início da oração, use "por que". Ao final da oração utilize "por quê".

"porque" é utilizado em respostas e "porquê" como substantivo

M.Badra
Brazil
Local time: 13:53
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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Maurício Kibe
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8 hrs
Porquê


Explanation:
Em interrogacoes sempre se usa "Porquê " ( why?) e a separacao eh aplicavel num caso como este " Diga-me por que motivo nao chegou " signifcando por cual motivo.

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 22:23
PRO pts in pair: 93
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Muito obrigada!

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Maurício Kibe
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8 hrs
"porquê ?"


Explanation:
"porque" without the circunflex accent, is the answer to "why"; it means because.

So: " why? ...because..." is: "Porquê ?... porque..."



Cumprimentos. Ao dispor,

Luis M. Luis


Luis Luis
United States
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Maurício Kibe
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11 hrs
PORQUE


Explanation:
Eu sugiro que todos consultassem o Civerdúvidas da língua portuguesa para ficarem esclarecidos quanto ao uso do "porquê" e "por que".

Filomena



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Filomena Costanzo
Italy
Local time: 18:53
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