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"Wieso muss der Schüler lernen?"

Translation:Why does the student have to learn?

January 10, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LB_StorM

What's the difference between wieso and warum?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhladky

From what I have read online, even some Germans have a hard time explaining what the difference between the two is. One explanation said that "Wieso" could be translated as "how come" and that "Warum" could be translated as "why". It is that subtle a distinction, just like in English. I don't know if I buy that. Any native speakers want to chime in?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Emnez

I actually used "how come" and it didn't accept my answer. You think it should have?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thevlookup

This is also what I thought but then again in the English language, people can use why and how come interchangeably.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greenfire315

Sounded like Schule :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanNegrea

The correct answer was "Why's the student have to learning?" Is this English?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/XoooOverdose

That is TERRIBLE English. Please, report if you didn't already. Horrible Grammar.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ellablun

Haha 'twas an error


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ilmolleggi

What about "How come the student must study?", shouldn't that be accepted?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HafidzHakim

Wieso= used to ask someone why does/did her/she do that. (Motiv)

Warum= why is something like that


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/esteuri

Trying to differentiate "Wieso" and "Warum" so I entered "How come the student has to learn?" but it was rejected. Could this be correct as well?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DefZeppelin72

? not allowed to saywhy do students have to learn

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