而是 érshì

Do you know how to translate the chinese word 而是?

The pronunciation in pinyin is written érshì or er2shi4.

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

English Translation

  1. on the other hand
  2. instead of
2 .tone
ér
4 .tone
shì
Example sentences in Chinese
       他没有告诉我实话,而是给我讲了一个好笑的故事。
He did not tell me the truth, but he told me a very funny story.

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