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The Chinese word keshi - 可是 - kĕshì
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however, although, though, only

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Chinese characters  ( keshi / kĕshì ) with pronunciation (English translation: but )
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可是 ( keshi / kĕshì ) is composed of these characters: (ke) , (shi)
The traditional Chinese characters of kĕshì are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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yet  |  be  |  synonym:
可是 ( keshi / kĕshì ) belongs to the 50 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 14)
More words that mean but in Chinese
bùguò ( 不过 ), dànshì ( 但是 ), érshì ( 而是 ), ( 可 ), què ( 却 )

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