可是

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kěshì
Zhuyin ㄎㄜˇ ㄕˋ
IPA (key) /kʰɤ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
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Conjunction[edit]

可是 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin kěshì)

  1. however; but
    不是中國人可是普通話。 (trad.)
    不是中国人可是普通话。 (simp.)
    wǒ bùshì Zhōngguórén kěshì wǒ huì shuō Pǔtōnghuà
    I am not Chinese but I can speak Chinese.

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