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Decoded Slug: A にせよ B にせよ (A ni seyo B ni seyo)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
A にせよ B にせよ (A ni seyo B ni seyo)

A にせよ B にせよ (A ni seyo B ni seyo)

Short explanation:

Either A or B, Regardless of A or B.


Noun + にせよ Noun + にせよ


Ame ni seyo yuki ni seyo, shiai wa chuushi shinai.
Whether it's rain or snow, the match won't be cancelled.
Kare ni seyo kanojo ni seyo, dareka hitori ga iku beki da.
Whether it's him or her, someone should go.
Seika ni seyo doryoku ni seyo, dochira mo juuyou da.
Whether it's results or effort, both are important.
Haru ni seyo aki ni seyo, watashi wa hana ga suki da.
Whether it's spring or fall, I like flowers.

Long explanation:

The 〜にせよ 〜にせよ grammar point is used to express two possibilities A and B, and indicate that regardless of whether it is A or B, the statement remains valid. The English equivalent is 'either A or B'.

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