JLPT N1 Grammar (koso ga/keredo)


but; although (emphasis)

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Noun + こそ~が…

Learn Japanese grammar: (koso ga). Meaning: but; although (emphasis).

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Example #1

kono seito wa ji koso kitanai ga, ii bunshou o kaku.
This student's handwriting is difficult to read, but their story is good.
Example #2

sono kinoko wa iro to katachi koso kirei da ga, doku ga atte taberu to byouki ni narimasu yo.
The color and shape of that mushroom is beautiful, but it is poisonous and you will get sick if you eat it.
Example #3

kareshi no ryouri wa mitame koso warui ga, totemo ii aji o shiteiru.
My boyfriend's cooking usually looks bad, but the taste is really good.

Vocabulary List

生徒せいとstudent; pupil
文章ぶんしょうsentence; composition
病気びょうきsick; sickness
料理りょうりcooking; food

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