不是 bù shì no / is not / not
话题 topic: 虚词
Érqiě, jǐnguǎn tā bù shì qízhōng lìshǐ zuì yōujiǔ de, dàn tā de lìdài zhǔrén de xīngshuāi gèng yǔ qīng wángcháo de zhèngzhì fāzhǎn, quánlì dòuzhēng xī xī xiāngguān.
However, even though is is not amongst the oldest the rise and fall of its successive generations of owners followed the tide of Qing Dynasty politics and was closely connected with the struggle for power.
Source: Zhang Ai, Hou Su (Editors) 2008. Prince Gong's Palace.
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