autem

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Latin[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

autem

  1. but
  2. while, however
  3. moreover, also
  4. on the other hand, on the contrary
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Captivi
      Aristophontes: Quid tu autem? Etiam huic credis?
      Hegio: Quid ego credam huic?
      Aristophontes: Insanum esse me?
      Aristophontes: How’s this? You, too? Do you actually believe him?
      Hegio: Believe him in what?
      Aristophontes: That I’m insane?