1. rinnkonj|k=en mutta

  2. rinnkonj|k=en vaan

  3. rinnkonj|k=en paitsi

  4. ilmaisee eräänlaista vastakohtaa t. ristiriitaista käännettä edellä sanottuun

Esimerkkejä but sanan käytöstä:

tired 'but' happy

His policies brought not prosperity 'but' ruin.

No one 'but' the old lady saw the burglar.

Okay, all seem to be present 'but' one.

anyone else 'but' you

no one 'but' you

I cant help 'but' taste the bitterness of injustice. – En voi olla maistamatta epäoikeudenmukaisuuden karvautta.

They could not 'but' flee across the Baltic Sea. – He eivät voineet muuta kuin paeta yli Itämeren. / Heidän oli pakko paeta Itämeren yli.

Liittyvät sanat: butaani.




puhekieltä outside Outside of.

Away but the hoose and tell me whaes there.''

without Without, apart from, except.

Everyone but Father left early.

''I like everything but that.

merely Merely, only.
1791, (w), "(w)":
For to see her was to love her,Love but her, and love for ever.
1900, (w), (w):
Now the Wicked Witch of the West had but one eye, yet that was as powerful as a telescope, and could see everywhere.
1977, (w), A Savage War of Peace, New York Review Books, 2006, p.49:
The stony outcrops are often covered but thinly with arable soil; winters are bitingly cold, and rainfall scanty and unpredictable.
puhekieltä though Though, however.

Ill have to go home early but.''

except Except (for), excluding. Preceded by a negation.


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On the contrary, but rather (introducing a word or clause that contrasts with or contradicts the preceding clause or sentence without the not).
however However, although, nevertheless (implies that the following clause is contrary to prior belief or contrasts with or contradicts the preceding clause or sentence).
{{quote-magazine|date=2013-07-19|author=http://www.theguardian.com/profile/iansample Ian Sample
except Except that (introducing a subordinate clause which qualifies a negative statement); also, with omission of the subject of the subordinate clause, acting as a negative relative, "except one that", "except such that".
(RQ:Flr Mntgn Essay), II.15:
There is no reason but hath another contrary unto it, saith the wisest party of Philosophers.
And but my noble Moor is true of mind(..)it were enough to put him to ill thinking.
1820, (w), ‘Lamia’, Lamia & Other Poems:
A deadly silence step by step increased, / Until it seem'd a horrid presence there, / And not a man but felt the terror in his hair.
puhekieltä Without its also being the case that; unless that (introducing a necessary concomitant).
puhekieltä Except with; unless with; without.
So insolent that he could not go but either spurning equals or trampling on his inferiors.
Motto of the Mackintoshes
Touch not the cat but a glove.
puhekieltä Only; solely; merely.
Observe but how their own principles combat one another.
Bible, 2 Kings vii. 4
If they kill us, we shall but die.
a formidable man but to his friends
An instance or example of using the word "but".

It has to be done – no ifs or buts.

puhekieltä The outer room of a small two-room cottage.
A limit; a boundary.
The end; especially the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end; the butt.
puhekieltä Use the word "but".

But me no buts.

puhekieltä blunt
goal (gloss)
puhekieltä goal (in the place, act, or point sense)
(inflection of)
The outer room of a small two-room cottage.
outside Outside of, without.


  • buteli: pullo : Meil oli joka jätkällä oma buteli fikassa / fikkassa.

  • butku: putka / selli


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