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Reinier de Blois

(1) part conj
(a) Connective (speech turn)
introduces a speaker-based response that concedes what has been said, but provide a different perspective  - well, yes but [show/hide contextual meanings]
(b) Connective (speech internal or narrative internal turn)
Closely related to (a). Introduces a speaker- or author-based concessive response, but provides some contravening evidence or argumentation. Sometimes only a different line of thought is signaled.  - yes but, but, however, nevertheless  (2CH.1:4; 19:3; 33:17 ...) [show/hide contextual meanings]