"זה לא פחד, אלא שנאה."

Translation:It is not fear, but hatred.

September 2, 2016

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/DanPolyglotBarn

Can אלא also mean 'but rather' - could this sentence be translated as 'It is not fear, but rather hatred'?

September 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/airelibre

Yes, that's a perfect translation, and helps differentiate אלא from אבל.

September 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/JessicaDellEra

Yes, it's like "sino" in Spanish

October 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/airelibre

Yeah: sino = אלא, pero = אבל.

October 6, 2016
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