Difference between "Más" (with accent mark) and "Mas" (without accent mark) in Spanish
- Adversative conjunction.
- In English, equivalent to: but.
Él lo perdonó, mas nunca olvidará lo que le hizo.
(He forgave him, but he will never forget what he did to him.)
Estudié toda la semana, mas no lo suficiente.
(I studied all week, but not enough.)
Más (with accent mark)
- Adverb of quantity
- In English, equivalent to: more.
Han llegado más invitados a la fiesta.
(More guests arrived to the party.)
El café está muy amargo, ponle más azúcar.
(The coffee is too bitter, add more sugar.)
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