JLPT N1 Grammar (to ii~to ii)


and; or; both; regarding

How to use

Noun + といい + Noun + といい

Learn Japanese grammar: (to ii~to ii). Meaning: and; or; both; regarding.

This grammar point is used to list multiple examples and than make a comment regarding them.

Ex) From the point of [A] and [B]…

Do not be confused be the use of “いい”, as it is not the same as the word for “good”. It’s more closely related to 言う, like “speaking of”.

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Example #1

undou to ii benkyou to ii, watashi wa nani wo yattemo dame da.
I'm useless when it comes to sports or studying or anything really.
Example #2

kare wa mada wakai keredo, keiken to ii nouryoku to ii moushibun no nai dansei da.
He may be young, but there is nothing lacking in experience and ability.
Example #3

dezain to ii, iro to ii, sugoku kini itta shatsu ga attan da keredo, saizu ga nakatta.
I found a shirt with a design and colors that I really liked, but they didn't have my size.
Example #4

kono ryokan wa, mado kara no nagame to ii ryouri to ii, moushibun ga nai.
This hotel is flawless. The view from the window and the food are both great.

Vocabulary List

駄目だめuseless; no good
能力のうりょくability; talent
申し分のないもうしぶんのないno crticism

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