però

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See also: pero, perro, péro, and peró

Catalan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Late Latin per hoc (for this reason, literally through this).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

però

  1. however

Conjunction[edit]

però

  1. but
  2. however

Noun[edit]

però m (plural peròs)

  1. objection
  2. problem

References[edit]

  • “però” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Late Latin per hoc (for this reason, literally through this). The original meaning of però was for this reason, therefore.[1] Cognate with Spanish pero, Old Francoprovençal enperoi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈrɔ/*
  • (file)
  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: pe‧rò

Conjunction[edit]

però

  1. yet, but, however, nevertheless
    Synonym: ma

Descendants[edit]

  • Maltese: però

References[edit]

  • però in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, →ISBN, page 135

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian però.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

però

  1. (colloquial) but
    Synonyms: iżda, imma