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但是 dànshì

但是 dànshì Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 2 English Translations of the word 但是 dànshì .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
dànshì | dan4 shi4
English translation
but
however

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Traditional form

但是 dànshì

Part of speech

Conjunction / 连词 lián cí Lián cí
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Etymology of 但是 dànshì

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dàn

Type

pictophonetic

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. rén represents the meaning and dàn represents the sound.

Phonetic compound

dàn

Positional decomposition

亻旦

Number of Strokes

7
shì

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Origin unclear.

Positional decomposition

日疋

Number of Strokes

9

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Example sentences using 但是 dànshì

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他们 tā men 争论 zhēnglùn hěn 激烈 jīliè , dàn shì shuí 说服 shuōfú 了谁.

They argue heatedly, but neither could convince the other.

shì lǎo 电影 diànyǐng , 但是 dànshì hěn hǎo .

It's an old film, but it's very good.

yòu tuī zhuǎn Guò shēn lái , 客客气气但是 dànshì 不容 bù róng fēn shuì , “ 我们 wǒmen dào 里面 lǐ miàn . ”

He turned me around again, politely and abruptly. " We'll go inside. "

尽管 jǐnguǎn 张东家境 jiā jìng 比较 bǐjiào 富裕 Fùyù , 但是 dànshì de 穿着 chuān zhuó què 十分 shífēn 朴素 pǔsù .

Though Zhang Dong 's family is wealthy, he is usually simply dressed.

de 名字 míngzi jiào 理查德 Lǐ chá dé ,但是 dànshì 我们 wǒmen dōu chèn 狄克.

His name is Richard but we all call him Dich.

但是 dànshì Decomposition

See the 4 Chinese characters that make up 但是 dànshì and their own compounds.

但是 dànshì Compounds

See all 38 Chinese words that contain the characters that make up the word 但是 dànshì in their composition.

  • dàn
  • shì
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