hvorfor

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Norwegian hvorfor, Swedish varför, English wherefore, Dutch waarvoor, German wofür.

AdverbEdit

hvorfor

  1. (interrogative) wherefore, why
  2. (formal, relative) for which reason
    Jeg anser syltede agurker for ekstremt stødende, hvorfor jeg advokerer for deres afskaffelse.
    I consider pickles to be extremely offensive, for which reason I advocate for their abolishment.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Danish hvorfor, Swedish varför, English wherefore, Dutch waarvoor, German wofür.

AdverbEdit

hvorfor

  1. wherefore, why