けど

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened version of formal けれども (keredomo), “although”.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

けど (romaji kedo)

  1. but

Particle[edit]

けど (romaji kedo)

  1. although, but
    彼女 (かのじょ)可笑 (おか)しいけど綺麗 (きれい)だ。
    Kanojo wa okashii kedo kirei da.
    She is strange but pretty.
     (いた)けど気持 (きも)ちいい。
    Itai kedo kimochi ii.
    It hurts but it feels good.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9