ChineseEdit

not; no
 
so; thus; like this
so; thus; like this; ‑ly; correct; right
trad. (不然)
simp. #(不然)

PronunciationEdit


ConjunctionEdit

不然

  1. otherwise; or
    得虧不然 [MSC, trad.]
    得亏不然 [MSC, simp.]
    Děikuī wǒ lái de zǎo, bùrán yòu gǎn bu shàng le. [Pinyin]
    Fortunately I came early or I wouldn't have been able to catch up.

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

不然

  1. (literary) to be not the case; to be not so

Derived termsEdit