tipe int. why; an interrogative pronoun used to ask for a reason, cause or purpose. Tipet eka immali? Why did you come? Ot kanan Josey “Tipet eka munggagalan manayyu?” And Jose said “Why are you hurrying to go down?” Sim: nganat. (sem. domains: 9.2.3.4 - Question words, 9.6.2.5.1 - Reason.) comp. antipe comp. tipet