何で

Reading

Kana: なんで
Romaji: nande
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

adv
1

why?; what for?

Note: word usually written using kana alone
2

how?; by what means?

Kanji

Readings: カ、 なに、 なん、 なに-、 なん-
Meaning: what

Example Sentences

(なに)でもない。
➥Never mind!
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(なに)でも()いて!
➥Ask me anything!
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(なん)でわたしなの?
➥Why me?
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なんで()くの?
➥Why do you ask?
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(なに)でもないよ。
➥It was nothing.
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(なに)でもするから。
➥I'll do anything.
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