Pronunciation of But  

English Meaning

Except with; unless with; without.

  1. On the contrary: the plan caused not prosperity but ruin.
  2. Contrary to expectation; yet: She organized her work but accomplished very little. He is tired but happy.
  3. Usage Problem Used to indicate an exception: No one but she saw the prowler.
  4. With the exception that; except that. Often used with that: would have joined the band but he couldn't spare the time; would have resisted but that they lacked courage.
  5. Informal Without the result that: It never rains but it pours.
  6. Informal That. Often used after a negative: There is no doubt but right will prevail.
  7. That . . . not. Used after a negative or question: There never is a tax law presented but someone will oppose it.
  8. If not; unless: "Ten to one but the police have got them” ( Charlotte M. Yonge).
  9. Informal Than: They had no sooner arrived but they turned around and left.
  10. Usage Problem Except.
  11. Merely; just; only: hopes that lasted but a moment.
  12. Used as an intensive: Get out of here but fast!
  13. but for Were it not for: except for: We would have reached the summit but for the weather.

Malayalam Meaning

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എന്നാല്‍ - Ennaal‍ | Ennal‍ ;മാത്രം - Maathram | Mathram ;ഒഴിച്ച്‌ - Ozhichu ;അല്ലാതെ - Allaathe | Allathe ;ഇങ്ങനെയൊക്കെയാണെങ്കിലും - Inganeyokkeyaanenkilum | Inganeyokkeyanenkilum ;പക്ഷേ - Pakshe ;

ഇല്ലായിരുന്നെങ്കില്‍ - Illaayirunnenkil‍ | Illayirunnenkil‍ ;എന്നിട്ടും - Ennittum ;but still attractive. You told me I could do that - But Still Attractive. You Told Me I Could Do That ;എന്നാലും - Ennaalum | Ennalum ;തു - Thu ;കൂടുതലും I am not rich but poor. - Kooduthalum I Am Not Rich But Poor. ;എന്നിരുന്നാലും - Ennirunnaalum | Ennirunnalum ;പരന്തു - Paranthu ;അങ്ങനെയല്ലായിരുന്നെങ്കില്‍ - Anganeyallaayirunnenkil‍ | Anganeyallayirunnenkil‍ ;but she said that I could not. - But She Said That I Could Not. ;പക്ഷേ I like everything but that. I have no choice but to leave. - Pakshe I Like Everything But That. I Have No Choice But To Leave. ;എങ്കിലും - Enkilum ;കൂടുതലും - Kooduthalum ;എങ്കിലും She is very old - Enkilum She Is Very Old ;


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Proverbs 10:10

He who winks with the eye causes trouble, but a prating fool will fall.

കണ്ണുകൊണ്ടു ആംഗ്യം കാട്ടുന്നവൻ ദുഃഖം വരുത്തുന്നു; തുറന്നു ശാസിക്കുന്നവനോ സമാധാനം ഉണ്ടാക്കുന്നു.

1 Samuel 17:54

And David took the head of the Philistine and brought it to Jerusalem, but he put his armor in his tent.

എന്നാൽ ദാവീദ് ഫെലിസ്ത്യന്റെ തല എടുത്തു അതിനെ യെരൂശലേമിലേക്കു കൊണ്ടുവന്നു; അവന്റെ ആയുധവർഗ്ഗമോ തന്റെ കൂടാരത്തിൽ സൂക്ഷിച്ചുവെച്ചു.

Exodus 9:7

Then Pharaoh sent, and indeed, not even one of the livestock of the Israelites was dead. but the heart of Pharaoh became hard, and he did not let the people go.

ഫറവോൻ ആളയച്ചു; യിസ്രായേല്യരുടെ മൃഗങ്ങൾ ഒന്നുപോലും ചത്തില്ല എന്നു കണ്ടു എങ്കിലും ഫറവോന്റെ ഹൃദയം കഠിനപ്പെട്ടു അവൻ ജനത്തെ വിട്ടയച്ചതുമില്ല.


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