por que

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • porque (Portugal)
  • por quê (used in the end of sentences, or as a sentence of its own)
  • porquê (noun form)
  • pq (Internet slang used as an abbreviation for 'por que' and all its variants)



por que (not comparable)

  1. (Brazil) why, what for, for what reason
    Por que são os céus azuis?
    Why are the skies blue?