But  /bʌt,bət/  

Preposition, conjunction and adverb
Synonyms: Nevertheless, although, however

Hindi: परंतु
Punjabi: ਪਰ


1. Except; apart from; other than.

2. No more than; only.

3. Used to introduce a phrase or clause contrasting with what has already been mentioned.

4. Used to indicate the impossibility of anything other than what is being stated.

5. Used to introduce a response expressing a feeling such as surprise or anger.


1. I am sorry, but I cannot help you.

2. We were never anything but poor.

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