Decoded Slug: A であれ B であれ (A deare B deare)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
A であれ B であれ (A deare B deare)

A であれ B であれ (A deare B deare)

Short explanation:

Used to indicate that something applies to multiple situations; 'whether A or B'.


Noun A + であれ + Noun B + であれ


Ame deare yuki deare, shiai wa chuushi ni naranai.
Whether it's rain or snow, the match will not be cancelled.
Otoko deare onna deare, byoudou ni atsukawareru beki da.
Whether man or woman, everyone should be treated equally.
Yutaka deare binbou deare, shin no shiawase wa kane de wa kaenai.
Whether rich or poor, true happiness cannot be bought with money.
Keikensha deare shoshinsha deare, kono geemu wo tanoshimu koto ga dekiru.
Whether a veteran or a beginner, anyone can enjoy this game.

Long explanation:

The A であれ B であれ grammar point is used to indicate that a certain statement applies to multiple situations or conditions. It is usually translated as 'whether A or B' in English. The noun phrases A and B are usually counterparts or contrasting items.

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