Lengua inglesa
adverb used in questions, indirect questions and statements: for what reason.
conjunction for, or because of, which no reason why I should get involved .
1 expressing surprise, indignation, impatience or recognition, etc Why, you little monster!
2 used to challenge an implied criticism Why, have you any objection?
noun (whys ) a reason. See also the whys and wherefores.
[Anglo-Saxon hwi ]
why not used to make or agree to a suggestion Like a drink? Why not!

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