ならいざ知らず [ならいざしらず] (naraizashirazu)
Meaning: I'm not sure if it is [possible/so] but...
Example: It's possible that an expert could do this but there I no way I can do it.
JLPT Level: 1
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|blabby||You can also say ならともかく which has the same meaning.|| |
|誠||ex#5780 ものではない means : " shouldn't". So,I feel that it may be わけがない (impossible, by no means) or ことができない|| |
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Yes you are correct that わけがない and ことができない are good translations for "by no means"/"impossible".
However, this example uses "読める" which is like saying "できるものではない" rather than just "ものではない". Therefore I stand by my translation.
|otenba||You can also put 「は」 or 「だったら」 before 「いざしらず」, not only 「なら」.|| |
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