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Even A

  1. Even A
  2. Both A and B; whether A or B
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   であろう  ドライブ       
Even if it rains tomorrow I want to go on a drive.
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あの   どんな  であろう  いつも       
That store is always busy, no matter what kind of day.

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The litteral meaning is “No relationship to.” The following clause signifies the situation stays the same regardless of what is listed in the preceding clause. It reflects often the speaker's subjective judgment or conjecture follows. the patterns such as たと え~であれ , and interrogative ~であれ are also common

でも、 であっても can be used in place of であれ /であろうと without changing the meaning. であっても is less formal than であれ、and でも is even less formal
1 year ago
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Both A and B; whether A or B

  1. Even A
  2. Both A and B; whether A or B
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   あろう    であろう     には           
Whether you're weak at it or great at it, exercise is necessary for humans.
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   あろう      あろう        つながる ものです  
Whether it is possible or not, hopes are tied to dreams.

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であれ
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であれ
Basic Examples:
であれであれ (both men and women)

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あろう
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the resource I'm using says with the first usage, であれ needs to follow the second noun as well - ie であれであれ,このにはわなければならない you must follow the rules regardless of whether you are a teacher or a student.
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11 years ago
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what about the であろうと - anything on that?
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11 years ago
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Years Studied: since 2000
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that one wasn't listed at all in there
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11 years ago
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In my book, it states that であろうと means even/even though. For example どんなであろうと、があるはずだ。 Meaning even that person should have a conscience. The subject before であろうと is opposite of what the after statement says. So AであろうとB is like saying "Even though A (which seemed like one way), B. Another example is であろうと、めつけることはない So even though they are parents they can't decide the children's future. You thought A was capable of doing those things however, they cannot. Something of that nature. It is a little difficult to explain.
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11 years ago
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Years Studied: since 2000
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what about [question word]であれ (であれ - 'no matter who' etc)? Would that fall under the second usage, do you think?
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11 years ago
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"Whether ~ or ~" usage should be added for ~であれ~であれ.

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6 years ago
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Added it to the second meaning!

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6 years ago



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