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How to Ask "Why?" in Japanese

Learn how to ask "Why?" in Japanese in this Howcast video with expert Kanasato.

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How to ask "Why?" in Japanese.

Doushite desuka?

Why?

Doushite desuka?

Let's try it one more time.

Doushite desuka?

Doushite desuka?

"Doushite desuka?" is more like "How come?"

Doushite desuka?

If it's more within your friends or family, you can also say: "Nande?"

Why?

Nande?

Let's try it.

Nande?

Nande?

And that's how you ask "Why?" in Japanese.

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