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Decoded Slug: ~けど、~ (〜kedo、~)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~けど、~ (〜kedo、~)

~けど、~ (〜kedo、~)

Short explanation:

Used to connect two clauses; 'but', 'however', 'although'


Verb-casual + けど, い-adjective + けど, な-adjective + だけど, Noun + だけど


Jugyou ni deta kedo, mada shukudai wo shinai to.
I attended the class, but I still have to do my homework.
Kinou samukatta kedo, kyou wa atatakai desu.
Yesterday was cold, but today is warm.
Kare wa shinsetsu da kedo, chotto kowai.
He is kind, but a little scary.
Kore wa oishisou da kedo, takasugiru.
This looks delicious, but it is too expensive.

Long explanation:

The ~けど grammar point is used to connect two clauses, often to show a contrast, or to introduce a different point of view or additional information. It can be translated as 'but', 'however', or 'although' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it precedes a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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