"I do not know why bananas are yellow."

Translation:Ik weet niet waarom bananen geel zijn.

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Why would "ik weit het niet waarom bananen zijn geel" be wrong in this sense?

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  • Your word order is wrong. In a subclause that starts with "waarom", the verb is moved to the end.
  • You cannot add "het", that would be redundant. The object of the sentence is "waarom bananen geel zijn".
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