hvi

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Icelandic hví, Faroese hví , Old English hwi (English why).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hvi

  1. (archaic or poetic) why

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hví; cognate with Icelandic hví, Faroese hví, Norwegian Nynorsk kvi , Old English hwi (English why).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hvi

  1. (archaic or poetic) why
    Men hvi skal jeg være så hardt beklemt?
    But why should I be so very anxious?

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