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The Chinese word buguo - 不过 - bùguò
(but in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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Note: In this special case, one of the tones is pronounced differently than the (written) Pinyin phonetic script indicates. This phenomenon is called Tone sandhi.

English translations

but, only,
however, merely, no more than, just

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( buguo / bùguò ) with pronunciation (English translation: but )
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不过 ( buguo / bùguò ) is composed of these characters: (bu) , (guo)
不过 ( buguo / bùguò ) in traditional characters

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

not  |  also: over
不过 ( buguo / bùguò ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 159)
More words that mean but in Chinese
dànshì ( 但是 ), érshì ( 而是 ), ( 可 ), kĕshì ( 可是 ), què ( 却 )
More words that mean only in Chinese
cái ( 才 ), dànshì ( 但是 ), jĭn ( 仅 ), wéi ( 唯 ), zhĭ ( 只 ), zhĭjiàn ( 只见 ), zhĭyŏu ( 只有 )

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