af hverju

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Etymology[edit]

From af (of) and hverju the dative of hvað (what).

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af hverju

  1. why? syn.
    Mamma, af hverju er himininn blár?
    Mommy, why is the sky blue?
    Af hverju viltu fara til Spánar?Af hverju ekki?
    Why do you want to go to Spain? — Why not?
    Af hverju mætirðu ekki í veisluna?
    Why won't you go to the party?

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