Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
如何して JLPT 5
Kana Reading
どうして
Romaji
dōshite
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adverb (fukushi), interjection (kandoushi)
    Meaning
    why?; for what reason; how; in what way; for what purpose; what for
    Example sentence
    彼女は、どうしてそんなこと可能なの尋ねている She's asking how that's possible.

Examples of 如何して, どうして in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

6 strokes

likeness, like, such as, as if, better, best, equal

On'Yomi: ジョ, ニョ

Kun'Yomi: ごと.し

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JLPT 5

7 strokes

what

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: なに, なん, なに-, なん-

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