雖然

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See also: 虽然

Chinese[edit]

although; even though
 
so; thus; like this; ‑ly; correct; right
trad. (雖然)
simp. (虽然)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: sui1 riêng5 - Chaozhou.

Conjunction[edit]

雖然

  1. although
    雖然沒有但是需要學習如何開車 [MSC, trad.]
    虽然没有但是需要学习如何开车 [MSC, simp.]
    Suīrán wǒ méiyǒu chē, dànshì wǒ xūyào xuéxí rúhé kāichē. [Pinyin]
    Although I don't have a car, I need to learn how to drive.
    雖然第一但是一點驕傲 [MSC, trad.]
    虽然第一但是一点骄傲 [MSC, simp.]
    Wáng Xiùyīng suīrán kǎo le dìyī, dànshì tā yīdiǎn yě bù jiāo'ào. [Pinyin]
    Although Wang Xiuying scored first in the exam, she was not at all arrogant about it.

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike in English, in Chinese it is customary for 雖然虽然 (suīrán, “although”) to be followed by 但是 (dànshì, “but; however”).

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (雖然):