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"Ma sei una ragazza."

May 9, 2013

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I thought that perche was for "though" and ma was simply "but."

May 9, 2013

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Perché is why, you probably meant però. Ma is close to but because of its usage as conjunction, but it's also used in exclamations of surprise: "ma no" (kind of "no way, that can't be!"), "ma come" (kind of "how is that possible"), "ma davvero" (kind of "are you for real?"). So, at times you need to get a little creative. Here I'd say it's simply but though.

May 9, 2013

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in fatti, I did mean pero. Thanks for clarification.

May 9, 2013
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