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JLPT N4
Edit  Amatuka
Meaning
However, but
But now things have changed a lot.
けれども。だが。前に述べられた事を受けて、それとは対立する事柄を述べ始める時に使う。
Edit  Amatuka
Formation
See also
Phrases
しかし、わたしはあなたがだいすきですよ。
However , I really like you.
Edit  #3284 kanhaiya, dc
しかしいまやじたいはおおきくかわった。
But now things have changed tremendously.
Edit  #873 Amatuka
アカスギをざいりょうにきょだいでグロテスクな、しかしうつくしいえんちゅうをつくった。
They made huge, grotesque, yet beautiful poles of red cedar.
Edit  #874 Amatuka
このぶんしょにはけいやくほうじょうのもんだいはほとんどない、しかしぜいほうじょうのもんだいはたたある。
This document is essentially free of contract law problems, but it has a number of tax law issues.
Edit  #2908 bamboo4
しかし、がいこくじんとなかよくするのはあまりかんたんではありません。
However, making friends in a foreign country is not too simple.
Edit  #7771 kitakaze
Discussion and comments
Make that usually used at the start of sentences.
Amatuka
"この文書には契約法上の問題はほとんどない、しかし税法上の問題は多々ある。" 0.o Wow, now that's what I call an example
dareka
I've heard that が as a conjunction between sentences can also mean "but." Is that different from this?
metaphist
When you use が in that context, you would very often use が、しかし.....
bamboo4
Don't forget keredomo and keredo and kedo
http://saketalkie.blogspot.com
brettkun
First you say _____ then to contrast say shikashi then ______

also If something couldn't be done or was lacking ______ shikashi _______ something else that could be
brettkun
keredomo. vs keredemo and demo
brettkun