Decoded Slug: ~といっても (〜to ittemo)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~といっても (〜to ittemo)

~といっても (〜to ittemo)

Short explanation:

Express the meaning 'even though', 'although', 'but'.


Verb-casual + といっても, い-Adjective + といっても, な-Adjective + だといっても, Noun + だといっても


Kare wa yuumei da to ittemo, minna ni shirarete iru wake de wa arimasen.
Even though he is famous, it does not mean that everyone knows him.
Kono suupu wa karai to ittemo, watashi ni wa choudo ii desu.
Even though this soup is spicy, it is just right for me.
Kanojo wa wakai desu ga, keiken ga aru to ittemo, mada shinjin desu.
Although she is young and has experience, she is still a newcomer.
Kono resutoran wa takai da to ittemo, oishii ryouri ga taberareru no de kachi ga arimasu.
Even though this restaurant is expensive, it's worth it because you can eat delicious food.

Long explanation:

The ~といっても grammar point is used to show a contrast or express that 'even though' something is true or a fact, it does not necessarily mean the expected outcome. It can be translated as 'even though', 'although', or 'but' in English. This grammar point can be used with verbs, い-adjectives, な-adjectives, or nouns.

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