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Why in Russian 🇷🇺

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why отчего
How to say “why” in Russian? “Отчего”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “отчего” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on why in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. Connect "why" to "отчего" by breaking it down: "от" (from) + "чего" (what), which can be phrased as "from what" or "because of what."
2. Imagine asking "Откуда?" (Where from?) and think: “Отчего” (Why?) both start with “От”.

"Отчего" is used in Russian to ask for a reason or cause, similar to "why" in English. It directly translates to "from what" or "because of what."

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Почему (pochemu) – another common word for "why".
– Зачем (zachem) – implies "for what purpose" or "what for".

Alternate meanings like slang:
There aren’t specific slang meanings for "отчего", but it is a bit more literary and formal compared to "почему".

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. _Отчего ты плачешь?_ (Otchego ty plachesh?) – Why are you crying?
2. _Отчего он опоздал на поезд?_ (Otchego on opozdal na poyezd?) – Why did he miss the train?
3. _Отчего это случилось?_ (Otchego eto sluchilos'?) – Why did this happen?

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