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Because of B, A
Informal way of giving a reason after stating the result.

  1. Because of B, A
    Informal way of giving a reason after stating the result.
  2. A too/even
    Used to mark an extreme sample, similar to でさえ
  3. Not only C, but also A and/or B
  4. Any-A (anywhere, anytime, anyone, etc.)
    Transforms into no-one/nowhere/etc when followed by a negative clause
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          だって           もん  
I took today off from work. It's because the trains stopped running.
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            だって すぐ   なっちゃう から  
I gave up alcohol recently. It's because I get sleepy immediately.

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(10 years ago)
っぱらうのがきじゃない。だっていつもケンカすることになる。
I don't like it when he gets drunk because it always ends in a fight.
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だって
BReason
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A too/even
Used to mark an extreme sample, similar to でさえ

  1. Because of B, A
    Informal way of giving a reason after stating the result.
  2. A too/even
    Used to mark an extreme sample, similar to でさえ
  3. Not only C, but also A and/or B
  4. Any-A (anywhere, anytime, anyone, etc.)
    Transforms into no-one/nowhere/etc when followed by a negative clause
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どんな   だって    こと  あります  
No matter the teacher, even they have times when they make mistakes.
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プロ だって       
Even professionals fail.

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ANoun
だって
Basic Examples:
だってからちる (even monkeys fall from trees (saying))

AVerb: Casual, past (た)
って
Aな-adjective: た form
って
Aい-adjective: た form
って
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Not only C, but also A and/or B

  1. Because of B, A
    Informal way of giving a reason after stating the result.
  2. A too/even
    Used to mark an extreme sample, similar to でさえ
  3. Not only C, but also A and/or B
  4. Any-A (anywhere, anytime, anyone, etc.)
    Transforms into no-one/nowhere/etc when followed by a negative clause
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あの   では  だって  だって    しか なかった  
In that situation, not only he, but you as well could do nothing but run away.
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     されれば   だって  だって        だろう  
When threatened by an opponent, both cats and dogs seem to show the same response.

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ANoun
だって
BNoun
だって
CNoun
Basic Examples:
だってだって (not just Hokkaido, but also Tokyo and Kyoto)

Notes
There does not need to be a final noun after the last だって; in this situation, it would only be a list of two items, not three.
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Any-A (anywhere, anytime, anyone, etc.)
Transforms into no-one/nowhere/etc when followed by a negative clause

  1. Because of B, A
    Informal way of giving a reason after stating the result.
  2. A too/even
    Used to mark an extreme sample, similar to でさえ
  3. Not only C, but also A and/or B
  4. Any-A (anywhere, anytime, anyone, etc.)
    Transforms into no-one/nowhere/etc when followed by a negative clause
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       どこ だって    んです  
Our father can sleep anywhere.
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              ある ものだ  
Everyone has times when things don't go well.

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AQuestion
だって
Basic Examples:
だれだって (anyone)

なんだって (anything)

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Discussion about this grammar
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Years Studied: since 2000
Studying: のため、だから
Level: 910, : 4,992
the third usage can also be used for more listing purposes, and doesn't necessarily need something after the last だって - for example, my gives: だって,だって,みんなだ or 宿だって,だって,のすきなでいいよ
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10 years ago
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Site admin
Level: 109, : 6,622
Wait, which meaning?
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10 years ago
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Years Studied: since 2000
Studying: のため、だから
Level: 910, : 4,992
the "Not only C, but also A and/or B"
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10 years ago
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Level: 109, : 6,622
however, with those examples, it is only giving a single noun, correct? Or is that being cut off from what you entered?
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10 years ago
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Years Studied: since 2000
Studying: のため、だから
Level: 910, : 4,992
no, there are two nouns in both examples I wrote up there...
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10 years ago
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Level: 109, : 6,622
*laughs* - my mind completely mis-parsed your example. Sorry about that! Will make the changes momentarily.
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10 years ago



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