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"Why and how?"

Translation:Mengapa dan bagaimana?

February 5, 2019

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ABym91

Kenapa dan bagaima also possible?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ErinPalmer13

I've never heard of mengapa. I thought it was kenapa dan bagaimana.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlisonSwee2

Seems this question has not been answered? What is the difference between mengapa and kenapa? Why is kenapa dan bagaimana incorrect?


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

"Mengapa" is preferred in formal writing, while "kenapa" is used freely and more commonly in everyday exchanges and informal speech.

"mengapa" is the formal style ("baku"), it's the form that should be used in formal writing.

"kenapa" is informal, it's better not to use this in formal writing, but it's absolutely fine to use it in daily speech.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sue777480

Why isnt kenapa accepted?


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

What's difference between kenapa and mengapa?


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

I believe kenapa is informal and mengapa is formal, but don't quote me on that. Both should be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CraigPerei1

It says thats wrong


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/anthony210275

Can someone please explain the difference between "bagaimana" and "berapa"? I have learned "berapa harganya". Can i also say "bagaimana harganya"? Thanks.


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

why isn't "kenapa dan gimana?" accepted?

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