Decoded Slug: ~ても (〜temo)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~ても (〜temo)

~ても (〜temo)

Short explanation:

Expresses the meaning 'even if', 'even though', or 'although'.


Verb-てform + も, い-Adjective + くても, な-Adjective + でも, Noun + でも


Ame ga futtemo, undoukai wa kaisai saremasu.
The sports festival will be held even if it rains.
Isogashikute mo, mainichi benkyou suru jikan wo tsukuru.
Even though I'm busy, I make time to study every day.
Takakute mo, yoi hinshitsu no mono wo kaimasu.
Even if it's expensive, I will buy high-quality items.
Kanojo ga yuumeijin demo, watashi wa kanojo no koto wo shirimasen.
Even if she's a celebrity, I don't know her.

Long explanation:

The ~ても grammar point is used to express a condition that may or may not happen and the outcome won't change regardless of the condition happening. It can be translated as 'even if' or 'even though' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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