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<< tomokagiranai | tomonaku;tomonashini >>

兎も角 ([ともかく] )(tomokaku)
    Meaning: anyhow; anyway; somehow or other; generally speaking; in any case 「それはともかく」、「ともかく無事でよかった」など、“
    Example: anyhow,I don't care about the result, ...
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: sureshnihon

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とも‐かく
[副]
1 とにかく。ともかくも。
 「うまくいくかどうか、≠竄チてみよう」

2 (「…はともかく」の形で)…は別として。…はさておき。
 「交通の便は=A閑静でいい」

◆「兎も角」とも当てて書く。
 
(sureshnihon)

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ex #7165   試合の結果はともかく,最後までみんなよくがんばった。 
No matter what the result was, every one has done their best.  
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(sureshnihon)
ex #7816   彼女の作ったケーキは、 ともかく見た目は味は大変いい。 
The cake she made is delicious, regardless of what it may look like.  
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(inakaluke)
ex #7817   勝てるかどうかはともかくとして、試合に出られるだけでうれしい。 
Whether we're winning or not, at any rate I'm just happy to get in the game.  
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(inakaluke)
ex #8484   ともかくお電話します。  
Anyway, I`ll call you.  
 [edit]  
(karekano)
ex #8485   ともかく私について来なさい。  
Just follow me.  
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(karekano)
ex #8486   彼は遅刻はしたが、ともかくやって来た。  
He was late, but at least he came.  
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(karekano)
ex #8487   ともかくすぐ出発する。  
At any rate I`ll start right away.  
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(karekano)
ex #8488   10年前ならともかく、今はそんな服は着られない。 
Whatever the case may have been ten years ago, we can`t wear such dress now.  
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(karekano)

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    grenShouldn't ex # be 「ケーキはともかく,」? 

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