JLPT N3 Grammar (to ittemo)


although I say; although one might say ~

How to use

Verb (casual form)と言っても
Noun + (だ)
な-adjective + (だ)
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Learn Japanese grammar: 【といっても】(to ittemo). Meaning: although I say; although one might say ~.

Both the hiragana and kanji versions are commonly used.

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Example #1

konshuu wa isogashii, to itte mo senshuu hodo janai.
I’m busy this week, but not as much as last week.
Example #2

watashi wa ryouri ga dekiru to itte mo, tamagoyaki gurai desu.
Although I said that I can cook, I can only make fried eggs.
Example #3

kaisha no shachou to ittemo, shain wa 4 nin dake desu yo.
Although he may be the company president, there are only 4 employees.
Example #4

nihon de seikatsu shita koto ga aru to ittemo, jitsu wa 1 kagetsu dake nan desu.
Although I have experience living in Japan, it was only for one month.
Example #5

shuumatsu wa ryokou shimashita. ryokou to ittemo, ie no chikaku no onsen ni itta dake desu.
I went traveling on the weekend. Although I said travel, we just went to our local onsen (hot spring).
Example #6

watashi wa nihongo ga dekiru to ittemo, kantan na kaiwa no reberu kurai desu.
When I say I can speak Japanese, I am only at about basic conversational level.
Example #7

takarakuji ni atatta to itte mo 500en dake desu yo.
Although it can be said I won the lottery, it was only 500 yen..
Example #8

kaigai de seikatsu shita koto ga aru to ittemo, jitsu wa ikkagetsu dake nandesu.
Although I say I've studied abroad before, it was actually only for one month.

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