зашто

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See also: защо

Macedonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

зашто (zašto)

  1. because

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word is often incorrectly used in the sense of "why", whereas the similar word "зошто" is reserved for that meaning.

Synonyms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally “for what”, from за (for) + што̏ (what). For the conjunction compare зато што.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: за‧што

Adverb[edit]

за̏што (Latin spelling zȁšto)

  1. why, what for
    зашто не?why not?
    зашто то?why so? why is that?

Synonyms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

за̏што (Latin spelling zȁšto)

  1. (archaic) because