"She does not think but speaks."

Translation:Dia tidak berpikir tapi berbicara.

March 18, 2019



Why is “Dia tidak berpikir namun berbicara” wrong?

March 18, 2019


'tetapi'= 'tapi' = but.
'namun' = 'akan tetapi' = however.

There is a difference in usage.
In the formal style ('baku') the rules are
'tetapi' = 'tapi' ==> is used to connect two clauses in one sentence.
'tetapi'/'tapi' appears after a comma, and may not open the sentence.

'namun' = 'akan tetapi' ==> is used to connect two sentences.
'namun'/'akan tetapi' opens the sentence, and may not appear after a comma.

March 19, 2019
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