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Why in Russian 🇷🇺

in English in Russian S
why почему
How to say “why” in Russian? “Почему”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “почему” 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.

Russian Sentences with the Word “Why”

Russian sentence with “почему” English translation for почему S

Почему нет?

why not?

Почему ты не сказал ему?

why did you not tell him?

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– Tips to remember the Russian word 'почему':
– Associate 'почему' with 'puzzle', as both start with 'p' and imply seeking answers.
– Think of 'по-' as “about” or 'regarding', and '-чему' as 'what'. Together, "about what" aligns with asking "why".

– Explanations:
– 'Почему' is an interrogative adverb used to ask for reasons or causes behind actions or situations.

– Other words that mean the same thing:
– 'Зачем' (zachem): Often means "what for" or "to what end", but can sometimes overlap with "почему".
– 'Отчего' (otchego): A bit more formal or literary, also means "why" or "from what cause".

– Alternate meanings like slang:
– In informal or emotional conversations, 'почему' can sometimes be replaced with 'чего' (chego), but this is more colloquial and context-dependent.

– Examples of sentences that use 'почему':
– Почему ты не пришёл на встречу? (Pochemu ty ne prishel na vstrechu?) – Why didn't you come to the meeting?
– Я не понимаю, почему это происходит. (Ya ne ponimayu, pochemu eto proiskhodit.) – I don't understand why this is happening.
– Почему ты грустный? (Pochemu ty grustnyy?) – Why are you sad?

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