而且

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Chinese[edit]

 
and; as well as; but (not)
and; as well as; but (not); yet (not); (shows causal relation); (shows change of state); (shows contrast)
further; moreover
simp. and trad.
(而且)

Pronunciation[edit]


Conjunction[edit]

而且

  1. furthermore; in addition; moreover
    喜歡女人因為聰明而且身材凹凸有致 [MSC, trad.]
    喜欢女人因为聪明而且身材凹凸有致 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ hěn xǐhuān zhè ge nǚrén, yīnwèi tā hěn cōngmíng, érqiě shēncái āotūyǒuzhì. [Pinyin]
    I like this woman very much because she's smart and voluptuous.
    參加而且敢於發言敢於辯論 [MSC, trad.]
    参加而且敢于发言敢于辩论 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ yào qù cānjiā, érqiě nǐ hái yào gǎnyú fāyán, gǎnyú biànlùn. [Pinyin]
    You are going to participate – and you will dare to speak and debate.

Usage notes[edit]

Often found in the form 不但……而且…… (“not only ... but”).

Synonyms[edit]

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