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のに
noni
JLPT N2 Author: Amatuka
Meaning
despite
Despite running, I didn't catch the train.
See also
Phrases
Despite (the) strong wind, they went fishing.
#576 Author: zero

Despite that I flew down the stairs, I still barely didn't catch the train.
#468 Author: Amatuka

Although he is very old, he is strong.
#8384 Author: karekano

He went to school in spite of a stomachache.
#8385 Author: karekano

Even though I was rarely late, I was labelled a person who always comes late.
#5928 Author: mahoujin

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