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ChineseEdit

not; no; (negative prefix)
 
(experienced action marker); to cross; to go over; to pass (time); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along; (surname); excessively; too-
trad. (不過)
simp. (不过)

PronunciationEdit


Note: may be weakened to toneless bu in constructions of ‹verb/adjective + 不過› (“not exceed or unable to exceed”).

AdverbEdit

不過

  1. only; merely
  2. extremely
    不過 / 不过  ―  Zài hǎo bùguò le!  ―  That's fantastic! (It couldn't be better!)

ConjunctionEdit

不過

  1. however

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 但是 (“but; however”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 但是可是不過然而
Mandarin Beijing 但是可是不過
Taiwan 但是可是不過
Cantonese Guangzhou 但係不過之不過
Hong Kong 但係不過之不過
Taishan 但係
Hakka Meixian 但係
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 但係毋過
Liudui (S. Sixian) 但係毋過
Hsinchu (Hailu) 但係毋過
Dongshi (Dabu) 但係毋過
Zhuolan (Raoping) 但係毋過
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 毋過
Min Dong Matsu 但是
Min Nan Xiamen 但是毋過毋句不過不而過
Quanzhou 但是毋句不過不而過
Zhangzhou 但是毋過不過不而過
Taipei 但是毋過不而過
Penang tapi但是
Singapore tapi
Wu Shanghai 但是必過不過

VerbEdit

不過

  1. to not exceed

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

AdverbEdit

不過 (bulgwa) (hangeul 불과)

  1. Hanja form? of 불과, “only, just”.