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prisl., pog. uvaja vprašanje; ali, kaj: a misliš, da si doma? a si ga videl? si lačen, a ne? / a bo mir ali ne! / a tako? ------ vez., knjiž. 1. v protivnem priredju za izražanje a) nasprotja s prej povedanim; pa, toda, vendar: prej so ga radi imeli, a zdaj zabavljajo čezenj; to so besede, a ne dejanja; drugod umetnike slavijo. A pri nas? sicer je miren, a kadar se napije, zdivja / včasih okrepljen bilo ji je malo nerodno, a vendar tako lepo pri srcu b) nepričakovane posledice: tipal je po temni veži, a vrat ni našel; postarala se je, a ni ovenela // za omejevanje: to more ugotoviti samo zdravnik, a še ta težko; bral je, a samo kriminalke // na začetku novega (od)stavka za opozoritev na prehod k drugi misli: A vrnimo se k stvari! A dopustimo možnost, da se motimo 2. redko, v vezalnem priredju za navezovanje na prej povedano; in, pa: sin je šel z doma, a hči se je omožila v sosednjo vas / nevesta se sramežljivo smehlja, a rdečica ji zaliva lice

Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika . 2000.

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