でも

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

‎(de, at; in) +‎ ‎(mo, even; too)

Particle[edit]

でも ‎(romaji de mo)

  1. even
    宇宙 (うちゅう)からでも万里 (ばんり)長城 (ちょうじょう) ()える。
    Uchū kara de mo Banri no Chōjō ga mieru.
    Even from space you can see the Great Wall of China.
  2. also in
    日本 (にほん)でも英語 (えいご)勉強 (べんきょう)する。
    Nihon de mo eigo o benkyō suru.
    In Japan also, we study English.
  3. but, however
    でも (わたし)はそう (おも)わない。
    De mo, watashi wa sō omowanai.
    However, I don't think so.
  4. or
     (ちゃ)でも、コーヒーでも、どうですか?
    O-cha de mo, kōhī de mo, dō desu ka?
    How about some tea or coffee?
  5. or something
     (さけ)でも ()もうよ。
    Sake de mo nomō yo.
    Let's have a drink or something.

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