Hiragana: どうして
Katakana: ドウシテ

Romaji: dōshite
English Meaning: 1. why 2. what for
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どうして何度も電話してくるの?
dōshite nandomo denwa shitekuru no?
Why do you keep calling me?
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どうして泣いてるの?
dōshite naiteru no?
Why are you crying?
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どうしてそんなことしたの?
dōshite son'na koto shita no?
Why did you do that?
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彼らだとどうして分かったのですか?
karera da to dōshite wakattanodesuka?
How did you recognise them?
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どうして私に嘘をついたの?
dōshite watashi ni uso o tsuita no?
Why did you lie to me?
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君はどうしていつも遅刻するの?
kimi wa dōshite itsumo chikoku suru no?
Why are you always late?
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