Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

但是 dànshì

dànshì conjunction but
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 (CC-CEDICT '但是'; Sun 2006, loc. 2053).

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 复句 Complex Sentences 3
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 目录导言 Contents and Introduction 3
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Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷七十五 列傳第二十五: 蘇世長 韋雲起 孫伏伽 張玄素 Volume 75 Biographies 25: Su Shizhang, Wei Yunqi, Sun Fujia, Zhang Xuansu 2
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 1
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷十六  列傳第四: 道武七王 明元六王 太武五王 Volume 16 Biographies 4: Daowu's Seven Sons, Mingyuan's Six Sons, Taiwu's Five Sons 1
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷三十三 列傳第二十一: 李靈 李順 李孝伯 李裔 李義深 Volume 33 Biographies 21: 1
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷105之三 天象志一之三 Volume 105c Treatise 1: Celestial Phenomena 3 1
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷90 逸士:眭誇 馮亮 李謐 鄭修 Volume 90: Retired Officals - Sui Kua, Feng Liang, Li Mi, Zheng Xiu 1
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷九十四 列傳第四十四: 蘇味道 李嶠 崔融 盧藏用 徐彥伯 Volume 94 Biographies 44: Su Weidao, Li Jiao, Cui Rong, Lu Cangyong, Xu Yanbo 1