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raikado

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Hello,

I have a quick question. What is the meaning of なに in this sentence?
なに勝手にわたしのに手出してるのよっ!

The definition that fits the best seems to be "3.[感] 相手に怒りを感じて発する語。" (なに【何】の意味 - goo国語辞書). In the examples from the dictionary, なに has a pause (because of the comma) after it which makes it clear that its meaning is an exclamatory "What!". Is my なに the same even though it doesn't have that pause?
 

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2 なぜ。どうして。

e.g.
なにそんなに急いでるの
なに本気で怒ってんの
なに突然大声だしてんの
 

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Ohh. I saw that meaning, but it had no examples other than the one in classical japanese so I thought it wasn't the right one.

Thank you very much!
 

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Looking at your example, なにそんなに急いでるの, can't this なに also be interpreted as "what"? Because you can add を after it: なにをそんなに急いでるの.

Also, some time ago I asked about 何吠えてるんだ and 何 meant "what" there. Can this 何 also be treated as "why"?
 

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Yes, but the focus of the question is not what the hurry is for but why the addressee is in harry in most cases. The same goes to 何(を)吠えてるんだ.
 
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