Chinese Transition Words and Conjunctions

Transition words or conjunctions are useful, it helps to link sentences together, and make connections between paragraphs. Below are a few transition words in Chinese,

1.  Different ways of saying ‘besides, moreover’

2. 虽然Suī rán。。。但是 dàn shì。。。 Although… but…

3. 因为。。所以。。Because…So…

4. 不但。。。而且 Not only…but also..

5. 越 yue。。。越 yue。。more。。and more。。。

6. Sequential Transition Words: First of all, and then, next, lastly…

7.  The adverb 又

 

 

8. 总而言之/总的来说 in conclusion…

Zǒng’ér yán zhī, tā jiù shì bù xǐ huān nǐ

总而言之,他就是不喜欢你。In short, he just doesn’t like you. 

Zǒng’ér yán zhī, nǐ bì xū xué zhōng wén

总而言之, 你必须学中文。 In short, you must learn Chinese. 

Yīn wèi… Suǒ yǐ..

 

 

 

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