क्यों

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Apabhramsa किंव, ultimately from Sanskrit किम् (kim, what). Cognate with Assamese কিয় (kiô).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

क्यों (kyõ) (Urdu spelling کیوں‎)

  1. why
    तूने इस तरह का घर क्यों बनाया?
    tūne is tarah kā ghar kyõ banāyā?
    Why did you make this kind of house?
    क्यों नहींkyõ nahī̃why not

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