- (archaic) For the reason (that).
- 1611: And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made. " Genesis 2.iii (King James Bible)
- On account (of).
- I ruined my life of you!
Etymology: Originally two words, corresponding to by + cause, modelled on Old French par cause.
- Dutch: omdat, aangezien, daar (formal)
- French: parce que, car, en raison Note: of these, only parce que is common in spoken French.
- German: weil, denn, da
- Italian: perché
- Spanish: porque, ya que
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