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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: いかにも (ikanimo)

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Meaning: indeed; really

Formation:

いかにも + phrase

Example sentences:

いかにもそれは本気の沙汰だった。
ikanimo sore wa honki no sata datta.
It was a passion, in fact.

姉がいかにも満足そうに、明るい様子に見えた。
ane ga ikanimo manzoku sou ni, akarui yousu ni mieta.
My sister looked really contented and cheerful.


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小さな娘はいかにもうまく泣きだした。
chiisa na musume wa ikanimo umaku nakidashita.
The little girl fell to sobbing more violently than ever.

いかにも鈴木さんはあまり口をききませんでした。
ikanimo suzuki san wa amari kuchi o kikimasen deshita.
Suzuki indeed said little.

彼女の眼と口もとにはいかにもうれしくてならない輝かしさがあった。
kanojo no me to kuchimoto niwa ikanimo ureshikute naranai kagayakashisa ga atta.
Her eyes and teeth gleamed with fierce happiness.

Similar grammar:

いかに (ikani): how, how much
ことか (koto ka): how…!, what…!
確かに (tashika ni): surely, certainly


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