何故

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Chinese[edit]

 
carry; what; how; why; which
 
happening; instance; reason; cause; deceased; old
simp. and trad.
(何故)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

何故

  1. (literary) for what reason; why

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なに
Grade: 2
ゆえ
Grade: 5
kun'yomi
Kanji in this term
なん > な
Grade: 2

Grade: 5
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

何故 ‎(hiragana なぜ, romaji naze) (alternative reading hiragana なにゆえ, romaji naniyue, historical hiragana なにゆゑ)

  1. why ... ?, how ... ?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually written in hiragana.

See also[edit]