JLPT N1 Grammar (ikan ni kakawarazu / ikan ni yorazu / ikan o towazu)

Meaning

regardless of; whether or not; doesn't matter whether ~

How to use

Noun +(の)いかんにかかわらず
いかんによらず
いかんをとわず

Learn Japanese grammar: (ikan ni kakawarazu / ikan ni yorazu / ikan o towazu). Meaning: regardless of; whether or not; doesn’t matter whether ~.

「いかんをとわず」may be written in kanji form 「いかんを問わず」.

「いかんにかかわらず」may be written in kanji form 「いかんに関わらず」.

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Example #1

りゆうのいかんにかかわらず、ここにちゅうしゃをしてはいけない。
riyuu no ikan ni kakawarazu, koko ni chuusha o shite wa ikenai.
Do not park here for any reason.
Example #2

てんきのいかんにかかわらず、かいかいしきはよていどおりにおこないます。
tenki no ikan ni kakawarazu, kaikaishiki wa yotei doori ni okonaimasu.
The opening ceremony will be held as scheduled regardless of the weather.
Example #3

がくれきやねんれいのいかんをとわず、どなたでもおうぼすることがかのうです。
gakureki ya nenrei no ikan o towazu, donata demo oubo suru koto ga kanou desu.
Anyone can apply regardless of educational background or age.
Example #4

じじょうのいかんによらず、ちこくをすればだいがくのじゅけんにさんかできない。
jijou no ikan ni yorazu, chikoku o sureba daigaku no juken ni sanka dekinai.
Regardless of the circumstances, if you are late, you will not be able to participate in the university entrance examination.
Example #5

このこうぎはせんこうのいかんにかかわらず、ぜんいんうけてください。
kono kougi wa senkou no ikan ni kakawarazu, zenin ukete kudasai.
All students should take this lecture regardless of their major.
Example #6

ねんれいやこべつのいかんによらず、けんちくにきょうみをおもちのかたであればだいかんげいです。
nenrei ya seibetsu no ikan ni yorazu, kenchiku ni kyoumi o omochi no kata de areba daikangei desu.
Anyone interested in architecture is welcome, regardless of age or gender.
Example #7

こくせきのいかんにかかわらず、とうごくでかんせんをかくにんされたばあい、すべてのちりょうひはこうひふたんとなります。
kokuseki no ikan ni kakawarazu, tougoku de kansen o kakunin sareta baai, subete no chiryouhi wa kouhi futan to narimasu.
Regardless of nationality, in the event of a confirmed infection in our country, all treatment costs will be paid by the state.

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