但 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

但 in English

dàn

  • but
  • yet
  • however
  • only
  • merely
  • still

HSK levels


Components

  • (rén): man
  • (dàn): dawn; morning; day-break; day;

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : great; severe;
  • : to eat; to taste; to entice (using bait);
  • : (dan4) crossball; bullet; shot; shell; ball; (tan2) to pluck (a string); to play (a string instrument); to spring or leap; to shoot (e.g. with a catapult); (of cotton) to fluff or tease; to flick; to flip; to accuse; to impeach; elastic (of materials);
  • : Japanese variant of 彈|弹;
  • : dread; fear; dislike;
  • : peace;
  • : dawn; morning; day-break; day;
  • : a kind of wooden desk without legs;
  • : nitrogen (chemistry);
  • : insipid; diluted; weak; mild; light in color; tasteless; fresh; indifferent; nitrogen;
  • : tranquil; placid; quiet;
  • : pit; cave;
  • : lotus;
  • : egg; oval-shaped; CL:個|个[ge4],打[da2];
  • : Tanka people;
  • : birth; birthday; brag; boast; to increase;
  • : denseness of clouds;
  • : long hair;
  • : a kind of nightingale;

Sentences examples with 但

  • 但是我觉得您可以喝咖啡。
    Dànshì wǒ juédé nín kěyǐ hē kāfēi.
  • 虽然……但下雨了,虽然……但我们还是想去看电影。
    Suīrán……dàn xià yǔle, suīrán……dàn wǒmen háishì xiǎng qù kàn diànyǐng.
  • 他笑着说:“你不认识我,但是我认识你。”
    Tā xiàozhe shuō:Nǐ bù rènshí wǒ, dànshì wǒ rènshí nǐ.
  • 妹妹不但……喜欢唱歌,不但……爱跳舞。
    Mèimei bùdàn……xǐhuān chànggē, bùdàn……ài tiàowǔ.
  • 爷爷六十岁了,但是看起来一点儿也不老。
    Yéyé liùshí suìle, dànshì kàn qǐlái yīdiǎn er yě bùlǎo.

Words containing 但, by HSK level