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

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