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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