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How come, why in Japanese ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

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how come, why ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆ
How to say “how come, why” in Japanese? “ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆ”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆ” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on how come, why in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Japanese word (ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆ, Doue):

– Break it down: "Dou" (ใฉใ†) can be associated with "how" or "why" in English, and "e" (ใ—ใฆ) comes from the verb "suru" (to do), so you can remember it as "how to do" or "why do".
– Similar Sounds: Think of "Do" in English, which is part of "doing", questioning the action.


– ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆ (Doue) is primarily used to ask "why" or "how come." It is a very common way to inquire about reasons or causes in various contexts.

Other words that mean the same thing:

– ใชใœ (Naze): Another common word for "why".
– ใชใ‚“ใง (Nande): Informal way to ask "why".

Alternate meanings/slang:

– In informal contexts, ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆ can sometimes imply astonishment or disbelief, similar to asking "how come?" in English.

Examples of sentences that use it:

1. ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆๅญฆๆ กใซ่กŒใ‹ใชใ‹ใฃใŸใฎ๏ผŸ
– (Doue gakkou ni ikanakatta no?)
– Why didn't you go to school?

2. ใ‚ใชใŸใฏใฉใ†ใ—ใฆใ“ใ“ใซใ„ใ‚‹ใฎ๏ผŸ
– (Anata wa doue koko ni iru no?)
– Why are you here?

3. ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆๅฝผใŒใใ‚“ใชใ“ใจใ‚’ใ—ใŸใฎใ‹็†่งฃใงใใชใ„ใ€‚
– (Doue kare ga sonna koto o a no ka rikai dekinai.)
– I can't understand why he did such a thing.

4. ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆ้…ๅˆปใ—ใŸใฎ๏ผŸ
– (Doue chikoku a no?)
– How come you were late?

5. ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆใใ‚“ใชใซ้ฉšใ„ใฆใ„ใ‚‹ใฎ๏ผŸ
– (Doue sonna ni odoroite iru no?)
– Why are you so surprised?

These examples illustrate the versatility of ใฉใ†ใ—ใฆ in different contexts, primarily focusing on inquiring reasons or causes.

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