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PORQUÉ, POR QUÉ, PORQUE, POR QUE

PORQUÉ Is a noun which can mean "the cause/reason/motive" - el porqué Enrique no sabía el porqué de sus malas notas

POR QUÉ This introduces questions and exclamations. It's like "for what reason...?" ¿Por qué el cielo es azul?

PORQUE This means "because" and expresses cause No fui a clase porque estaba enfermo

POR QUE These are two words that are different. Por is a preposition and the que part introduces a relative clause. Ese es el motivo por que no fue a trabajar

July 24, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/angel.lorenzo

I did not know the meaning even the existence of PORQUÉ. Thanks


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

That was new to me as well. Very helpful!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kandersson79

¿Por qué el cielo es azul? El cielo es azul porque ....


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

Also "Para que" which means "Why(for what purpose)"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/angel.lorenzo

Mmm... No. In Spanish there are "Para qué" and "Para que". Both are different than "Why"." Para qué" is used in english as "What for".


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

Te mereces un lingot ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Resonance2001

Es muy amable de su parte

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