Translation of but in Setswana

but

mme

conjunction

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    mme
    ‘I wanted to go, but I couldn't’ Ke ne ke batla go tsamaya mme ka palêlwa
    • however
    • nevertheless

preposition

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    ntleng ga
    ‘There is no one here but me’ Ga gona opê fa ntleng game
    • except

adverb

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    fa ese
    ‘We can but try’ Re tlaa reng fa e se go leka
    • only
    • no more than