但是 dànshì

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The pronunciation in pinyin is written dànshì or dan4shi4.

Here the english translation of that chinese word and audio file (mp3).

English Translation

  1. but
      dànshì
4 .tone
dàn
4 .tone
shì
Example sentences in Chinese
       我会说波兰语,但是我不会说日语。
I can speak Polish, but I can't speak Japanese.
       昨天我看了一部电影,但是我忘了它的名字。
Yesterday I saw a movie, but I forgot the name of the movie.
       我认识我的邻居,但是我不了解他。
I know / recognize my neighbour but I do not know much about him.
       虽然他们分手了,但是他们还是朋友。
Although they split up recently, they still are friends.
       我以为他是匈牙利人,但是他其实是捷克人。
I thought hes Hungarian, but in fact he is Czech.
       你可以戴眼镜,但是你不可以戴衣服。
You can wear glasses (or a hat), but you can't 'wear' clothes. (clothes = 穿 chuan1)
       我喜欢中国,但是在生活方面我不喜欢这儿的空气污染。
I like China, but there is one aspect of daily life I don't like - the air pollution.
       有的富人很有钱,但是他们不幸福。
Some rich people have a lot of money, but they are not happy.
       在欧洲有女护士和男护士,但是在中国(几乎)没有男护士。
In Europe they have female nurses and male nurses but in China there are almost no male nurses.
       你很厉害,但是老虎更厉害。
You are really cool, but tigers are more terrible.

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