See also: 却说
but; yet; however; while; to go back; to decline; to retreat; nevertheless
|to speak; to say; persuade (politically)|
- Cantonese (Jyutping): koek3 syut3
- Min Nan (POJ): khiok-soat / khiak-soat
- Min Nan
- (archaic) Let us now speak for a moment about; Let us now turn to
In earlier times, an author would frequently use this expression to indicate the end of one story line, and the beginning of another.