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Meaning of 但

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Pinyin: dàn
English Definition: but; yet; however; only; merely; still
Chinese Definition:
①只,仅,只是:但愿如此。但凡(凡是,只要是)。但分(只要)。
②不过,可是:工作虽辛苦,但没有叫苦的。
③徒然:“何但远走,亡匿于幕北苦寒无水草之地为?”
④姓氏。

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (A person on the farm ; also provides the pronunciation) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
但是 [ dàn shì ]: but; however
但愿 [ dàn yuàn ]: if only (sth were possible); I wish (that)
但凡 [ dàn fán ]: every single; as long as
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