而是

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Chinese[edit]

 
and; as well as; but (not); yet (not); (shows causal relation); (shows change of state); (shows contrast)
 
is; are; am; yes; to be
simp. and trad.
(而是)

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

而是

  1. but, rather
    不是A而是Bbùshì A érshì B ― not A, but rather B