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How to say But In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
ใ—ใ‹ใ—ใ—ใ‹ใ—ใ‚ทใ‚ซใ‚ท
Pronunciation: shikashi
How to Say It Outloud: shikashi
Usage: Used to introduce a contrast or exception.
Example Sentence Japanese:ๅฝผใฏใŠ้‡‘ๆŒใกใงใ™ใ€‚ใ—ใ‹ใ—ใ€ๅฝผใฏๅนธใ›ใงใฏใ‚ใ‚Šใพใ›ใ‚“ใ€‚
Example Sentence English:He is rich. However, he is not happy.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
ใงใ‚‚ใงใ‚‚ใƒ‡ใƒข
Pronunciation: demo
How to Say It Outloud: demo
Usage: Commonly used in conversational Japanese to express 'but'.
Example Sentence Japanese:ไปŠๆ—ฅใฏๅฟ™ใ—ใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚ใงใ‚‚ใ€ๆ˜Žๆ—ฅใฏๆš‡ใงใ™ใ€‚
Example Sentence English:I am busy today. But I am free tomorrow.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
ใ ใŒใ ใŒใƒ€ใ‚ฌ
Pronunciation: daga
How to Say It Outloud: daga
Usage: Formal; used to show a contradiction.
Example Sentence Japanese:ๅฝผใฏๅŠชๅŠ›ใ—ใŸใ€‚ใ ใŒใ€็ตๆžœใฏ่‰ฏใใชใ‹ใฃใŸใ€‚
Example Sentence English:He made an effort. However, the outcome was not good.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
ใ‘ใ‚Œใฉใ‚‚ใ‘ใ‚Œใฉใ‚‚ใ‚ฑใƒฌใƒ‰ใƒข
Pronunciation: keredomo
How to Say It Outloud: keredomo
Usage: Polite; used in both spoken and written Japanese.
Example Sentence Japanese:ๅฝผใฏใ‚ขใƒกใƒชใ‚ซใซ่กŒใใŸใ„ใ‘ใ‚Œใฉใ‚‚ใ€ใŠ้‡‘ใŒใชใ„ใ€‚
Example Sentence English:He wants to go to America, but he has no money.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
ใ ใจใ—ใฆใ‚‚ใ ใจใ—ใฆใ‚‚ใƒ€ใƒˆใ‚ทใƒ†ใƒข
Pronunciation: dato shitemo
How to Say It Outloud: da-to-shi-te-mo
Usage: Used to offer a counterpoint or concede a point but still maintain the main stance.
Example Sentence Japanese:ใใ‚ŒใŒๆœฌๅฝ“ใ ใจใ—ใฆใ‚‚ใ€ใ‚ใชใŸใ‚’ไฟกใ˜ใ‚‹ใ“ใจใฏใงใใพใ›ใ‚“ใ€‚
Example Sentence English:Even if that's true, I can't trust you.

Dictionary

ใงใ‚‚ใงใ‚‚Common wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n5
Conjunction
  • but; however; though; nevertheless; still; yet; even so; also; as well
Particle
  • even
Particle
  • however; no matter how; even if; even though
Particle
  • ... or something
Particle
  • either ... or ...; neither ... nor ...
Prefix
  • pseudo-; quack; in-name-only
Prefix
  • for lack of anything better to do
ใ‘ใฉใ‘ใฉCommon wordjlpt-n4jlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Conjunction
Particle
  • but; however; although
ไฝ†ใ—ใŸใ ใ—Common wordjlpt-n2
Conjunction
  • but; however; provided that
็„ถใ—ใ—ใ‹ใ—Common wordjlpt-n1jlpt-n5
Conjunction
  • however; but
ใ ใŒใ ใŒCommon wordjlpt-n3
Conjunction
  • but; however; (and) yet; nevertheless; still; for all that
ใ‚‚ใฎใฎใ‚‚ใฎใฎCommon word
Particle
Conjunction
  • although; though; despite the fact that ...
ๅ…ถใ‚Œใงใ‚‚ใใ‚Œใงใ‚‚Common wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Conjunction
  • but (still); and yet; nevertheless; even so; notwithstanding
ใ ใฃใฆใ ใฃใฆCommon wordjlpt-n3
Conjunction
  • after all; because
Conjunction
  • but
Particle
  • even
Particle
  • too; as well; also
Particle
  • they say; I hear; you mean
ใงใ™ใŒใงใ™ใŒCommon word
Conjunction
  • but; however; (and) yet; nevertheless; still; for all that
ใŸใฃใŸใŸใฃใŸCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Noun or verb acting prenominally
Adverb (fukushi)
  • only; merely; but; no more than
ใ‘ใ‚Œใฉใ‘ใ‚ŒใฉCommon word
Conjunction
Particle
  • but; however; although
ใ‚ˆใ‚Šใ‚ˆใ‚ŠCommon wordjlpt-n5
Particle
  • than
Particle
  • rather than; instead of; over; above
Particle
  • from; out of; since; at; on (and after)
Particle
  • except; but; other than
Adverb (fukushi)
  • more
Wikipedia definition
  • Yori (kana)
็”Ÿๆ†Žใ‚ใ„ใซใCommon wordjlpt-n3
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Adverb (fukushi)
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • unfortunately; sorry, but ...
ๆฎ†ใฉใปใจใ‚“ใฉCommon wordjlpt-n4jlpt-n1
Adverb (fukushi)
  • almost; nearly; mostly; practically; virtually; basically; just about; all but
Adverb (fukushi)
  • hardly; barely; scarcely; little
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • large majority; large proportion; greater part; most (of); almost all (of)
ใ‚‚ใฎใ‚’ใ‚‚ใฎใ‚’
Conjunction
Particle
  • although; but; even though; I wish that
ใงใ•ใˆใงใ•ใˆCommon word
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Particle
  • even (e.g. even a child)
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Particle
  • as long as (it is, you are, etc.); (if) only; just
ๅช็ฎกใฒใŸใ™ใ‚‰Common wordjlpt-n1
Adverb (fukushi)
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • intently; single-mindedly; devotedly; solely; earnestly; with all one's heart
็„ถใ‚‹ใซใ—ใ‹ใ‚‹ใซ
Conjunction
  • however; nevertheless; but; and yet; whereas; while; on the other hand
ใ‘ใ‚“ใฉใ‘ใ‚“ใฉ
Conjunction
Particle
  • but; however; although
ใฉใ‚‚ใฉใ‚‚
Particle
  • but; however
Particle
  • even though; even if

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