JLPT N1 Grammar (ni itattemo)

Meaning

even if; even though; although something reached the point ~

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)に至って(も)
Noun
ni itattemo に至っても にいたっても jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: 【にいたっても】(ni itattemo). Meaning: even if; even though; although something reached the point ~.

Can be shortened to just に至って (ni itatte).

This represents a contrastive conjunction.

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Example #1

かぶかがここまでげらくするにいたってもかれはまだうりたくないらしい。
kabuka ga koko made geraku suru ni itatte mo kare wa mada uritakunai rashii.
Even though the stock price has dropped to this low, he doesn't seem to want to sell.
Example #2

だいがくをそつぎょうするにいたってもなお、じぶんのやりたいことがみつかっていないひともおおい。
daigaku o sotsugyou suru ni itatte mo nao, jibun no yaritai koto ga mitsukatte inai hito mo ooi.
Even after graduating from university, many people still haven't found what they want to do.
Example #3

ひどい症状が出るに至っても彼は病院に行こうとしなかった。
hidoi shoujou ga deru ni itatte mo kare wa byouin ni ikou to shinakatta.
Even though he was showing serious symptoms, he still didn't plan to go to the hospital.
Example #4

あのおとこはけっこんにいたってもまだうわきをしています。
ano otoko wa kekkon ni itatte mo mada uwaki o shite imasu.
That man is still having an affair even though he is married.
Example #5

ひるかはじまったきんきゅうのかいぎは、しんやにいたってもまだつづいている。
hiru kara hajimatta kinkyuu no kaigi wa, shinya ni itatte mo mada tsudzuite iru.
The urgent meeting that started at noon is still going on even though it is late at night.
Example #6

かずかずのしょうこがでるにいたっても、あのせいじかはつみをみとめようとしない。
kazukazu no shouko ga deru ni itatte mo, ano seijika wa tsumi o mitomeyou to shinai.
Even with all the evidence, the politician refuses to admit the crime.
Example #7

おっとがたいほされるじたいにいたってもなお、つまはおっとのむざいをしんじてうたがわなかった。
otto ga taiho sareru jitai ni itatte mo nao, tsuma wa otto no muzai o shinjite utagawanakatta.
Even when the husband was arrested, the wife believed in his innocence and did not doubt it.

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