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Sentence #199219

なぜ[] な[] ん[] だろ[] う[] 。[]

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May 25th 2010, 15:39
Why there is a 。?
May 25th 2010, 16:09
Well, it's more like a
"I wonder why."
than a
and I think it's less of a question and more of a statement.

Looking at Google it appears to be about half and half split between ? and 。

Also the ? is a relative newcomer to Japanese. In explicit questions, as long as you have the か at the end you don't need the ? at all.

Anyway, long answer short, it might be best to unlink this sentence from "Why?" and link it it to a new translation with "I wonder why."

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