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The Chinese word danshi - 但是 - dànshì
(but in Chinese)

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English translations

but, only,
nevertheless, yet, however

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Chinese characters  ( danshi / dànshì ) with pronunciation (English translation: but )
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但是 ( danshi / dànshì ) is composed of these characters: (dan) , (shi)
The traditional Chinese characters of dànshì are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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but, only  |  to be
但是 ( danshi / dànshì ) belongs to the 50 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 25)
More words that mean but in Chinese
bùguò ( 不过 ), érshì ( 而是 ), ( 可 ), kĕshì ( 可是 ), què ( 却 )
More words that mean only in Chinese
bùguò ( 不过 ), cái ( 才 ), jĭn ( 仅 ), wéi ( 唯 ), zhĭ ( 只 ), zhĭjiàn ( 只见 ), zhĭyŏu ( 只有 )

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