Japanese もさることながら grammar mosarukotonagara

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Let’s learn Japanese もさることながら grammar mosarukotonagara :

JLPT level : N1

Formation :

N+もさることながら

Meaning and how to use :

Expressing the meaning “…not only…but also…/ ….but …also..”

Examples:

高橋さんは勉強もさることながら、歌やダンスも上手にできる。
Takahashi-san wa benkyou mo saru kotonagara, uta ya dansu mo jouzu ni dekiru.
Takahashi is not only good at studying but also good at singing and dancing.

このホテルはインテリアの配置し方もさることながら、雰囲気もすぱらしい。
Kono hoteru wa interia no haichi shi kata mo saru kotonagara, fun iki mo suparashii.
This hotel not only has wonderful furniture, but also has great atmosphere.

さっき見えた車はデザインもさることながら、性能も世界で一番いいものだ。
Sakki mieta kuruma wa dezain mo saru kotonagara, seinou mo sekai de ichiban ii monoda.
The car I just saw is a complete design, but the feature is also the best in the world.

彼女が作った料理は味もさることながら並べ方もすごいだ。
Kanojo ga tsukutta ryouri wa aji mo saru kotonagara narabe kata mo sugoida.
The food she made has good taste, but the presentation was also great.

春木村上の小説は内容もさることながら前置きでもチャーミングだ。
Haruki Murakami no shousetsu wa naiyou mo saru kotonagara maeoki demo chaaminguda.
The content of Haruki Murakami’s novel is great, but even the opening is also interesting.

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