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然し
併し
Readings

shikashi
English
Conjunction
Usually written using kana alone
however, but

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Grammar
しかし (然し・併し): However, but
Kanjis
ON: ゼン, ネン KUN: しか, しか.り, しか.し, さ
sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well

Stroke: 12 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-8-4 FC: 2333.3


ON: ヘイ KUN: あわ.せる
join, get together, unite, collective

Stroke: 8 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-2-6 FC: 2824.4


Phrases
しかし、たいへん息子を欲しがっていました。
Parts: 然し (しかし) 大変 (たいへん) 息子 (むすこ) 欲しい (ほしい)
But he wanted a son very much.