Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

虽然 (雖然) suīrán

suīrán conjunction although / even though
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
Notes: This conjunction is often used as a connecting word in the main clause of subordinate complex sentences. It is often used in the pattern 虽然…,但是… to express a contrasting relationship between clauses (Sun 2006, loc. 2069).