Japanese grammar けど kedo

Japanese grammar けど kedo

Let’s learn Japanese grammar けど kedo :

JLPT level : N5

Formation :

V る/Vた/Vない + けど
Vます+けど
Aい(です)+けど
Aな(だ/です)+けど
N(だ/です)+けど
Câu + けど~

Meaning and how to use :

Describe the opposite meanings. Sometimes it’s used in case of calling help or beginning the conversation.

For example

この携帯電話をとても買いたいですけど、お金がありません。
Kono keitai denwa o totemo kai tai desu kedo, okane ga ari mase n.
I really want to by this cellphone, but I don’t have money.

皆は彼女が上手だと言うけど、私はそうとおもいません。
mina wa kanojo ga jōzu da to iu kedo, watashi wa sō to omoi mase n.
People say that she’s excellent, but I don’t think so.

あの靴は丈夫だと見えるけど、実は原料がよくないですよ。
ano kutsu wa jōbu da to mieru kedo, jitsuwa genryō ga yoku nai desu yo.
That shoes look strong. In fact, it not.

ちょっとあなたと話したいけど…
chotto anata to hanashi tai kedo?
I want to talk with you a bit …

明日は試験日ですけど、緊張しません。
ashita wa shiken bi desu kedo, kinchō shi mase n.
Tomorrow is examination, but I’m not stressful.

Note: “けど” is brief speaking of “けれど”, used in intimate comunication, not in formal cases.

Related structures :

~が ~ga
しかし shikashi
でも demo

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