虽然 (雖然) suīrán

suīrán conjunction although / even though
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
Notes: This conjunction is often used as a connecting word in the main clause of subordinate complex sentences. It is often used in the pattern 虽然…,但是… to express a contrasting relationship between clauses (Sun 2006, loc. 2069).

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  • Scroll 1 Diamond Sūtra 《金剛能斷般若波羅蜜經》 — count: 34
  • Scroll 41 Fo Ben Xing Ji Jing (Abhiniṣkramaṇasūtra) 《佛本行集經》 — count: 18
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 《密菴和尚語錄》 — count: 14
  • Scroll 8 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 12
  • Scroll 7 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 11
  • Scroll 1 Śālistambhakasūtra (Fo Shuo Dasheng Dao Gan Jing) 《佛說大乘稻芉經》 — count: 11
  • Scroll 9 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 11
  • Scroll 17 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 《圓悟佛果禪師語錄》 — count: 10
  • Scroll 11 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 《圓悟佛果禪師語錄》 — count: 10
  • Scroll 42 Fo Ben Xing Ji Jing (Abhiniṣkramaṇasūtra) 《佛本行集經》 — count: 10