hvorfor

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Norwegian hvorfor, Swedish varför, English wherefore, Dutch waarvoor, German wofür.

Adverb[edit]

hvorfor

  1. wherefore, why
  2. (formal) Which is the reason that
    Jeg anser syltede agurker for ekstremt stødende, hvorfor jeg advokerer for deres afskaffelse.
    I consider pickles to be extremely offensive, which is why I advocate for their abolishment.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Danish hvorfor, Swedish varför, English wherefore, Dutch waarvoor, German wofür.

Adverb[edit]

hvorfor

  1. wherefore, why