1. but; however
    • 行きたかった.しかし行けなかった
    • I wanted to go, but I couldn't.
    • すばらしい車を見付けた.しかし値段が高すぎた
    • I found an ideal car. 「However, it was [It was, however,] too expensive for me.
    • ひどい人だが,しかし私の実の兄なんだ
    • He's 「an awful person [no good] ― still [nevertheless], he is my own brother.