Italian Word: ma
English Meaning: but, however
German Meaning: aber

Example Sentences:

Il cibo è buono, ma non ho fame.
The food is good, but I'm not hungry.
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Mi dispiace, ma ho le mani legate.
I'm sorry, but my hands are tied.
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Mi dispiace disturbarla, ma potrebbe chiudere la finestra?
I'm sorry to trouble you, but could you close the window?
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La sifilide è una malattia molto pericolosa ma può essere curata con la penicillina.
Syphilis is a very dangerous disease but it can be cured through penicillin.
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La conosco appena, ma sembra molto gentile.
I hardly know her, but she seems very nice.
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Il latino è insegnato in molte scuole ma non lo usa quasi nessuno.
Latin is still taught in many schools but almost nobody uses it.
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Gli ho offerto un lavoro, ma l'ha rifiutato.
I offered him a job, but he refused it.
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