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ChineseEdit

not; no
 
to cross; to go over; (experienced action marker); to pass; to celebrate; to live; to get along; 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, 之但係
Hong Kong 但係, 不過, 之不過, 之但係
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
Hsinchu (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
Philippines (Manila) 但是, 毋句
Medan tapi
Thailand (Bangkok) 但是, แต่ว่า
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).