19.3.3 todavia however / although / despite of

For everybody who speaks Spanish todavia is a real challenge. Todavia in Spanish means still and is an adverb. (Todavía no lo sé <=> I still don't know it.) However in Portuguese todavía is a conjunction and means however / although / despite of.

todavia however / although / despite of
Ele comprou um carro novo, todavia não sabia dirigir.
He bought a new car, although he can't drive.
Ela não se preparou para a competição, todavia foi classificada.
She didn't prepare himself for the competetion, but qualified herself anyway.

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