English to Xhosa Meaning :: but

But :
kodwa
kodwabuts
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Adverb(1) and nothing more

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(1) there was nothing to do but wait(2) I would have liked to have had a longer deal but the get out clauses were prohibitive.(3) you can't but admire her(4) in Texas, we were never anything but poor(5) It never rains but it pours.(6) It's going to be a long road, but shinty has no alternative but to keep right on to the end.(7) this is one principle, but it is not the only one(8) he did it quickly but well(9) a popular but, in my opinion, an over-rated book(10) they had no alternative but to follow(11) if we had but known this(12) This is what I love about science: anybody but anybody can become involved at least in trying to understand what it is saying!(13) She also said that she would have no alternative but to contact my family if I didn't seek help.(14) supply currently exceeds demand in all but the most rural areas(15) Aden was a year older than herself and she never saw him as anything else but her goofy nerd friend.(16) It was deserted and I didn't see a soul, but I did stumble across a bunch of Red Deer in a meadow.
Related Words
(1) last but not least ::
Eyokugqibela kodwa engancinananga
(2) but also ::
kodwa kwakhona
(3) but now ::
kodwa ngoku
(4) but still ::
Yima nzu
(5) but then ::
kodwa ke
(6) but not ::
kodwa
(7) but what ::
kodwa ntoni
(8) all but ::
yonke, kodwa
(9) but for ::
kodwa ngenxa
(10) but rather ::
kodwa kungcono
Synonyms
Adverb
1. only ::
kuphela
2. just ::
nje
3. simply ::
nje
5. no more than ::
akukho ngaphezu
6. nothing but ::
into kodwa
7. a mere ::
nje
Conjunction
8. yet ::
kodwa
9. nevertheless ::
kunjalo
10. nonetheless ::
ababodwa
11. even so ::
Nangona kunjalo
12. however ::
kunjalo
13. still ::
kunjalo
14. notwithstanding ::
nangona
15. despite that ::
nakuba loo
16. in spite of that ::
naphezu ukuba
17. for all that ::
ukuba konke
18. all the same ::
zonke ziyafana
19. just the same ::
nje efanayo
20. though ::
nakuba
21. although ::
nangona
Preposition
23. apart from ::
ngaphandle kwe
24. other than ::
ngaphandle kwe
25. besides ::
ngaphandle
26. aside from ::
ngaphandel ko
27. with the exception of ::
ngaphandle
28. bar ::
bar
31. leaving out ::
kushiya ngaphandle
33. saving ::
ukonga
Different Forms
but, buts
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

It\'s tonight,
but it\'s first come, first served,

It's tonight, BUT it's first come, first served,

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 23


but if you\'re trapped in Summer for too long,
you\'ll forget what it was to be human.

BUT if you're trapped in Summer for too long, you'll forget what it was to be human.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 2


No, but I swore a sacred
vow to protect her.

No, BUT I swore a sacred vow to protect her.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 10


Well, no, I do, but I don\'t really.

Well, no, I do, BUT I don't really.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 3


But still, it bothers me.

But still, it bothers me.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 1


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