JLPT N1 Grammar (you ga~you ga / you to~you to)


no matter; whether; even if [A] or [B]

How to use

Verb (volitional)
Noun + だろう/であろう
な-adjective + だろう/であろう
い-adjective + かろう
you ga~you ga ようが~ようが jlpt n1 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (you ga~you ga / you to~you to). Meaning: no matter; whether; even if [A] or [B].

This is used to compare 2 different options, expressing it doesn’t matter which.

It can also be used with just one target. Reference .

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Example #1

ore wa sakana darou ga niku darou ga, nandemo taberu.
Whether it be fish or meat, I'll eat anything.
Example #2

ame ga furou to yuki ga furou to ashita no ibento ni wa kanarazu iku yo.
Come rain or snow, I'm definitely going to tomorrow's event!
Example #3

hayakarou ga yukkuri de arou ga, chuui shite unten shinasai.
Whether you drive fast or slow, drive carefully.
Example #4

yokarou ga warukarou ga, jibun no ko da.
Whether good or bad, it's my own child.
Example #5

shinpin de arou to, chuuko de arou to, sonna kata no furui pasokon wa kau beki de wa nai to omoimasu.
Whether that is a new or used, I don't think you should buy such and old model..
Example #6

mainichi, jikan ga arou to nakarou to, renraku dake wa irete kudasai.
Please make sure to contact me every day, whether you are busy or not.
Example #7

kimi ga byouki ni narou ga, binbou de arou ga, boku wa kimi wo isshou aisu.
No matter if you are sick or poor, I will love you forever.

Vocabulary List

新品しんぴんnew product
型の古いかたのふるいold model
おれI (masculine)

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