JLPT N5 Grammar (kedo)

How to use

Use between 2 contradicting ideas
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Learn Japanese grammar: (kedo). Meaning: but; however; although ~.

  • This grammar is used to say:
    • but
    • however
    • although

To be more polite, use instead.

Can also be used as

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

shigoto wa tsurai kedo tanoshii.
Work is tough, but fun.
Example #2

kane wa nai kedo yume wa aru.
I don't have money, but I have dreams.
Example #3

supootsu wa jouzu janai kedo, suki desu.
I'm not good at sports, but I like them.
Example #4

warui kedo, ashita no paatii ni ikemasen.
Sorry, but I can't make it to tomorrow's party.
Example #5

nemui kedo, mada shukudai ga aru kara neraremasen.
I'm sleepy, but I still have homework to do so I can't go to sleep yet.
Example #6

takusan benkyou shita kedo, tesuto no ten wa yokunai deshita.
Although I studied a lot, my test score wasn't very good.
Example #7

naita kedo koukai wa shiteimasen.
I cried, but I don't regret it.
Example #8

yachin wa takai kedo kono manshon ga daisuki desu.
The rent is a bit expensive, but I love this apartment.

Vocabulary List

辛いつらいtough; painful
好きすきto like
悪いけどわるいけどmy bad, but..
行けるいけるto be able to go
寝られるねられるto be able to sleep
沢山たくさんa lot
泣くなくto cry
高いたかいtall; expensive

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