weswegen

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛsˈveːɡn̩/
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  • Hyphenation: wes‧we‧gen

Adverb[edit]

weswegen

  1. why, for what reason
    Weswegen bist du so spät gekommen?
    Why did you come so late?
  2. wherefore, for which
    Er hatte verschlafen, weswegen er den Zug nicht mehr erreichte.
    He had overslept, which is why he didn't reach the train.

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Further reading[edit]

  • weswegen” in Duden online
  • weswegen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache