What Is Their Main Difference?
Parts of Speech
'Why' and 'how' have a slight difference in their parts of speech. We have summarized it for you in a table below for better understanding:
- 'Why' and 'how' are mainly used at the beginning of the sentence to ask questions.
- 'How' is used as a conjunction. It is used to connect clauses. Conjunctions have several types according to the meaning they convey. 'How' is classified as a conjunction of manner.
You can design it
Do you know
- 'Why' can be used as a relative adverb. It joins an independent clause to an adjective clause. Note that in this case it follows the noun 'reason.'
I like pizza a lot, the reason
The one reason
'Why' and 'how' are completely different when it comes to the meaning they convey. 'Why' asks about the 'reason' of something and 'how' asks about the 'method' or 'way' of something.
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