но

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Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

но (no)

  1. used to introduce a word or phrase that adds something to a previous statement and contrasts with it in some way, but
    Смята да посети Бостън и Чикаго, но не Ню Йорк. - He plans to visit Boston and Chicago, but not New York.
    Аз не я познавам, но съпругът ми я познава. - I don't know her, but my husband does.
    Съжалявам, но няма да мога да ти помогна. - I'm sorry, but I won't be able to help you.
  2. but (however, although)
    На края на деня бяхме уморени, но щастливи. - By the end of the day we were tired but happy.
    Падна, но не се нарани. - He fell but he wasn't hurt.
    Казах му да остане, но той отказа. - I told him to stay, but he refused to.
  3. used at the beginning of a sentence that expresses surprise, annoyance, shock, disagreement, etc., but
    Но това е невъзможно! - But that's not possible!
    Но ти обеща, че ще ми помогнеш. - But you promised that you would help me.

Synonyms[edit]


Macedonian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

но (no)

  1. but

Usage Notes[edit]

  • This word sounds somewhat bookish and is colloquially often replaced with "ама".

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

но (no)

  1. but, yet

Noun[edit]

но (non inan (indeclinable)

  1. but

Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese (のう, Nō).

Noun[edit]

но (nom inan (indeclinable)

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  1. Noh

Interjection[edit]

но-о-о (no-o-o)

  1. giddyup (in urging a horse forward)
Antonyms[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *no, *nu (Russian но (no), ну (nu)), from Proto-Balto-Slavic (Lithuanian nu), from Proto-Indo-European *nu (now) (Latin nun-c, Ancient Greek [script needed] (nŷn)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

но (Latin spelling no)

  1. (after a comparative, obsolete, expressively) than (=не̏го, о̏д)
    бољи но он ― better than him
    → (= modern) бољи него он/бољи од њега ― better than him
    Изгледаш боље но икад. ― You' re looking better than ever.
    Прорачунски мањак Грчке у био је значајно већи но што је влада проц(иј)енила. ― Greece's budget deficit was significantly bigger than the government had estimated.
  2. (denoting exclusion) but, however
    Погрешно, но био си доста близу. ― Wrong, but you were pretty close.
    Но ос(ј)ећам само срећу.But I can' t feel anything but happy.
    Текст није савршен, но није ли могао бити бољи? ― The text is not perfect, but could it have been better?

Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

но̑ m (Latin spelling )

  1. (theater) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Etymology 3[edit]

From the conjunction но.

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

но (Latin spelling no)

  1. (in a dialog, when responding to the interlocutor) damn right!, you bet! very much so!

References[edit]

  • но” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • но” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • но” in Hrvatski jezični portal