sebbene

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From se (if) +‎ bene (well).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

sebbene

  1. although, though
    Synonyms: benché, nonostante
    Sebbene facesse molto freddo, uscii.
    Though it was very cold, I went out.
  2. albeit

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the sense 1, it is always followed by the subjunctive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ sebbene in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. ^ sebbene in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication