III. (geh.) aber (I 1, b), jedoch, indessen: ich hoffte auf ihn, a. ich wurde bitter enttäuscht.
© 2000 Dudenverlagyet
but at the same time; but nevertheless:
the path was dark, yet I slowly found my wayhttp://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/yet?q=yet
9.a. as conjunctive adv. or conj. (developed from 1), introducing an additional fact or circumstance which is adverse to, or the contrary of what would naturally be expected from, that just mentioned: In spite of that, for all that, nevertheless, notwithstanding. Sometimes strengthened by nevertheless
, etc. Often correlative to though
More emphatically adversative than but
conj. 24, and freer in construction; formerly sometimes placed after, and still sometimes in the midst of, its clause; and
may precede yet
. Nearly equivalent to still
adv. 6b; but still indicates mainly that the fact or condition remains unaltered by the adverse one; yet usually expresses some degree of surprise at it as something unexpected.but
1used to introduce a phrase or clause contrasting with what has already been mentioned:
he stumbled but didn’t fallhttp://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/but?q=butZwar meldete sich B. regelmäßig bei der Frau, um ihr zu sagen, wann er denn zahlen würde – allein es kam nie ein Cent bei der Frau an.http://www.sz-online.de/nachrichten/artikel.a...Sein Aufsatz "Totgesagt und sehr lebendig" (ZEIT Nr. 26) schwingt sich von eleganter Perfidie zu kühler Häme. Allein, er ist unwahr. http://www.zeit.de/1996/27/Adenauers_VisagistMr Brahams wrote to L&G asking for the account to be closed and a cheque to be issued. But he never received the cheque. http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2004/jun/19/s...The story of extreme racial prejudice appalled the country. But it was not true.http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2001/jun/09/race...Wilkie creates a seductively pluralist image of victorious Britain in this at once exuberant and grave picture: women, Scots and, at the very centre of the company, a black British soldier are gathered in the collective joy. And yet it is a lie. http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2002/s...In 2002 the UN human rights commission concluded that Colombia ... owed him compensation and protection. Yet he never received compensation...http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2008/ju...