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(よ)うと〜まい, (よ)うが〜まい, ようと〜まい, よう [(よ)うと〜まい, (よ)うが〜まい, ようと〜まい, よう] ((yo)uto~mai, (yo)uga~mai)
    Meaning: Regardless of whether or not
    Example: Regardless of whether it rains or not, I'm going out.
    JLPT Level: 1
    Author: LR

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Ref # Kanzen Master Level 1 - p49 - no.51 
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Parital Ref # A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar p741 - Key Sentence C 
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ex #7976   雨が降ろうが降るまいが、私は出かけます 
Regardless of whether it rains or not , I'm going out  
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ex #7977   パーティに参加しようがするまいが、会費は全員払わなければならない。  
Regardless of whether or not you go to the parties, all members must pay the membership fees.  
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ex #7978   昔の恋人が結婚しようとまいと、今の私に関係ないことです。 
Whether my childhood sweetheart gets married or not, it's got nothing to do with me now.  
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ex #7979   あの教授は学生がわかろうと分かるまいとかまわず授業を進めて行く  
That professor keeps lecturing, regardless of whether his students understand it or not.  
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    karekanoI can't add examples because the system says: "Sorry - 'youto~mai, youga~mai' doesn't exist so I can't add any examples!", can someone help me? Aside that I can't add examples, or edit the grammar entry, it says that I'm not logged in, but if I try to log in, it says that I'm already logged in...
     

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