отчего

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Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of the preposition от (ot, from, out of) + чего́ (čevó), genitive singular of что (što).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɐt͡ɕːɪˈvo] (phonetic respelling: отчево́)
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

отчего́ (otčevó)

  1. (interrogative adverb) why? (from what cause)

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