perché

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See also: perche, Perche, perchè, pèrche, and perche'

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

perché m (feminine singular perchée, masculine plural perchés, feminine plural perchées)

  1. past participle of percher

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of per (for) +‎ che (which).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /perˈke/
  • (Lombardy, Sicily) IPA(key): /perˈkɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -e

Conjunction[edit]

perché

  1. because, why
    L'ho fatto perché volevo.I did it because I wanted to.
  2. (+ subj.) so, so that, in order that
    L'ho fatto perché io abbia il premio.I did it so that I would get the prize.

Adverb[edit]

perché

  1. why
    Perché il cielo è azzurro?Why is the sky blue?

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Noun[edit]

perché m (uncountable)

  1. the whys, the reason
    Vorrei proprio sapere il perché.I would really like to know the reason.
    Non so il perché, ma non mi sento bene.I don't know why, but I don't feel well.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

perché

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of perchar.