PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian ME lʾd (čē rāy, why).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

Dari چرا
Iranian Persian
Tajik чаро (čaro)

چرا (čérâ)

  1. why
    چرا رفتی شیراز؟‎‎
    Čérâ ráfti Širấz?
    Why did you go to Shiraz?
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Etymology 2Edit

Reduced form of چرا که نه؟(čerâ ke na?, why not?).

InterjectionEdit

چرا (čérâ)

  1. (definite positive response to a negative question or statement) yes; surely