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Meaning
"even if", "no matter what" (people say etc.), strong expression that contains the idea of concession
Even if people say I'm stubborn or stupid, I'll do what I believe.
close to ても、ようとも
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Formation
Phrases
ひとがなんといおう(とが)、わたしはじぶんのこどもをしんじている。
Whatever other people say, I believe my child
Edit  #7912 LR
がんこといわれよう(と/が)バカといわれよう(と/が)、わたしはじぶんのしんじることをやります。
Even if people say I'm stubborn or stupid, I'll do what I believe in.
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あのきょうじゅはがくせいがわかろう(と/が)わかるまい(と/が)かまわずじゅぎょうをすすめていく。
That professor keeps lecturing regardlesss of whether his students understand it or not.
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ほうしゅうがおおかろう(と/が)すくなかろう(と/が)わたしはやるべきことをやるだけだ。
Whether the compensation is high or low, I'll just do what I have to do.
Edit  #7915 LR
しゅういにはんたいされようが、じぶんでやるときめたいじょうはさいごまでやりぬくつもりだ
even if those around me disagree, once I've decided I'll do it, I'll give it my all
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Discussion and comments
Ref # Kanzen Master Level 1 - p29 - no.33
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Ref # A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar p740
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VERB (~う形) + ようが (書こうが)(言われようが)
いadj. stem + かろうが (多かろう)
なadj. stem + だろうが  (上手だろうが)
NOUN + だろうが (作品だろうが)
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I can't add examples, the system says: "Sorry - 'youga,youto' doesn't exist so I can't add any examples!". Can someone help me?
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