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English Definition(not only ...) but also; moreover; in addition; furthermore
Simplified Script而且
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄦˊ ㄑㄧㄝˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ji4ce2
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (连) conjunction
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
érand; as well as; and so; but (not); yet (not); (indicates causal relation); (indicates change of state); (indicates contrast)
qiěand; moreover; yet; for the time being; to be about to; both (... and...)

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Words With Same Head Word    
而已éryǐthat's all; nothing more
而后érhòuafter that; then
而今érjīnnow; at the present (time)
而言éryánwith regard to (preceding phrase)
Words With Same Tail Word    
并且bìngqiěand; besides; moreover; furthermore; in addition
况且kuàngqiěmoreover; besides; in addition; furthermore
姑且gūqiěfor the time being; tentatively
暂且zànqiěfor now; for the time being; temporarily
亦且yìqiěvariant of 抑且
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