forwhy

[fawr-hwahy, -wahy] Archaic.
adverb
1.
why; wherefore.
conjunction

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English for hwī. See for, why

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forwhy (fɔːˈwaɪ)
 
adv
1.  for what reason; why
 
conj
2.  (subordinating) because
 
[Old English for hwī]

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Example sentences
Three explanations have been given forwhy the empirical evidence does not support the theory.
We also find significant explanations forwhy large warm pools do not always develop.
It provides an explanation forwhy a project is being pursued.
There are several plausible reasons forwhy the growth might deviate from the pattern predicted by the density dependent models.
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