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であろうと
dearou to
JLPT N2
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Meaning
No matter what; Even if; No matter how
no matter what kind of person
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Formation
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Phrases
どんなひとであろうと、このえいがはたのしめます。
This movie can be enjoyed by anyone, no matter what kind of person they are.
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いかにそまつであろうとも、わがやはわがやである。
No matter how humble it may be, home is home.
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このほんをかいたのがだれであろうとも、そのひとはとてもりこうだ。
No matter who it was that wrote this book, he's very clever.
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どんなしごとであろうと、あっぱくされるときはある。
In every job, there are times when you feel pressure.
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Discussion and comments
For most verbs that end in iru/eru (except for a few verbs I mean), remove the <b>ru</b> and add dearou.
For other verbs that end in, ru (exceptional verbs are in this group), tsu, u ku, gu, mu, and bu, change the last syllable to the <b>i</b> section of it (as in ru = ri, tsu = chi, u = i, etc.). For example...
taberu = tabedearou
miru = midearou
kaeru* = kaeridearou (one of the exceptional verbs)
nugu = nugidearou
Ayumi
I think it should be noted that either と or とも follows it.
Well, he examples imply that, but can I have some confirmation?
gtunak85
I think it follows either と or とも.
たとえ…ても / …ても / …とも
Miki
「であろうと」は書き方ので、「だろうと」を話せるんですか?それとも他の阜サを使う?
leslie
「であろうと」and 「だろうと」are both ok in writing and speaking. 書く時も話す時にも、両方使えます。だろうと is usually used in speaking and であろうと sounds with a self-important air, I feel. 重々しい響きがある。
Miki
Ayumi, your notes are really complicated. You can just refer to the ます形 or stem form.
kyoushi