Meaning of 但

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Pinyin: dàn
English Definition: but; yet; however; only; merely; still
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (A person on the farm ; also provides the pronunciation) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words
但是 dàn shì but; however
不但 dàn not only (... but also...)
但愿 dàn yuàn if only (sth were possible); I wish (that)
非但 fēi dàn not only
但凡 dàn fán every single; as long as
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