There are 2 main translations of porque in Spanish

: porque1porqué2

porque1

because, conj.

conjunction

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    (para dar razones, explicaciones)
    because
    porque lo digo yo because I say so
    • lo hago no porque tenga ganas, sino porque es mi deber I am not doing this because I want to but because I have to
    • ¿por qué le pegaste? — porque sí why did you hit him? — because!
    • ¿y por qué le dijiste eso? — porque sí, porque me tiene harta why did you say that to him? — no particular reason, I'm just fed up with him
    • ¿por qué no quieres ir con él? — porque no, te digo why don't you want to go with him? — I just don't want to, that's all
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    (indicando finalidad)
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There are 2 main translations of porqué in Spanish

: porque1porqué2

porqué2

reason, n.

masculine noun

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    reason
    me gustaría saber el porqué de su decisión I'd like to know the reason for / behind his decision