English translation of 'हालांकि'
1. albeit adverb
You use albeit to introduce a fact or comment which reduces the force or significance of what you have just said.[formal]
He has a majority, albeit a small one.
2. although conjunction
Although is used to introduce clauses that modify what is being said or that add further information.
The restaurant was closed for the night, although lights were still lit in the dining-room.
3. even conjunction
You use even if or even though to indicate that a particular fact does not make the rest of your statement untrue.
Even if you are on a strict diet, you can still go out for a meal.
4. however adverb
You use however when you are adding a comment which contrasts with what has just been said.
Most of the class failed the exam. However, a couple of students did very well.
5. nonetheless adverb
You use nonetheless when saying something that contrasts with what has just been said.[formal]
His face is serious but nonetheless very friendly.
6. though conjunction, adverb
You use though to introduce a fact or comment which contrasts with something else that is being said, or makes it seem surprising.
They went to the same school, though they never met there.
I like him. He sometimes makes me angry, though.
7. while conjunction
You use while in a clause to say that although something is the case, it does not affect the truth of the other part of the sentence.
While the news so far has been good, there may be days ahead when it is bad.
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Translation of हालांकि from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary