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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× പരന്തു - Paranthu
× but still attractive. You told me I could do that - But Still Attractive. You Told Me I Could Do That
× എന്നിരുന്നാലും - Ennirunnaalum | Ennirunnalum
× മാത്രം - Maathram | Mathram
× പക്ഷേ - Pakshe
× അല്ലാതെ - Allaathe | Allathe
× അങ്ങനെയല്ലായിരുന്നെങ്കില്‍ - Anganeyallaayirunnenkil‍ | Anganeyallayirunnenkil‍
× 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.
× ഇല്ലായിരുന്നെങ്കില്‍ - Illaayirunnenkil‍ | Illayirunnenkil‍
× ഇങ്ങനെയൊക്കെയാണെങ്കിലും - Inganeyokkeyaanenkilum | Inganeyokkeyanenkilum
× എന്നാല്‍ - Ennaal‍ | Ennal‍
× but she said that I could not. - But She Said That I Could Not.
× തു - Thu
× എങ്കിലും She is very old - Enkilum She Is Very Old
× എന്നാലും - Ennaalum | Ennalum
× കൂടുതലും I am not rich but poor. - Kooduthalum I Am Not Rich But Poor.


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

Matthew 9:14

Then the disciples of John came to Him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but Your disciples do not fast?"

യോഹന്നാന്റെ ശിഷ്യന്മാർ അവന്റെ അടുക്കൽ വന്നു: ഞങ്ങളും പരീശന്മാരും വളരെ ഉപവസിക്കുന്നു; നിന്റെ ശിഷ്യന്മാർ ഉപവസിക്കാത്തതു എന്തു എന്നു ചോദിച്ചു.

Luke 23:9

Then he questioned Him with many words, but He answered him nothing.

ഏറിയോന്നു ചോദിച്ചിട്ടും അവൻ അവനോടു ഉത്തരം ഒന്നും പറഞ്ഞില്ല.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is proud, knowing nothing, but is obsessed with disputes and arguments over words, from which come envy, strife, reviling, evil suspicions,

ദൂഷണം, ദുസ്സംശയം, ദുർബ്ബുദ്ധികളും സത്യ ത്യാഗികളുമായ മനുഷ്യരുടെ വ്യർത്ഥ്യവാദം എന്നിവ ഉളവാകുന്നു; അവർ ദൈവഭക്തി ആദായസൂത്രം എന്നു വിചാരിക്കുന്നു.


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