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Learn JLPT N1 Grammar: なりとも (naritomo)

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Meaning: even a little; at least

Formation:

Noun + なりとも

Example sentences:

その時の言葉を多少なりとも覚えていらっしゃいますか。
sono toki no kotoba o tashou naritomo oboete irasshaimasu ka.
Can you remember even a little bit what the words you heard were?


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ほかの男と結婚したいというのでありましたら、そうする自由を与えますが、わたしから一銭なりとも受ける理由はないのでありますから、そういう要求はしないはずであります。
hoka no otoko to kekkon shitai to iu no de arimashitara, sou suru jiyuu o ataemasu ga, watashi kara issen naritomo ukeru riyuu wa nai no de arimasu kara, sou iu youkyuu wa shinai hazu de arimasu.
If she wishes to marry another man, I can set her free to do so, but there is no reason why she should receive a penny from me and she will not do so.

お嬢さんに一目なりとも会わせていただけませんでしょうか。
ojousan ni hitome naritomo awasete itadakemasen deshou ka.
Can I see your daughter for just a second?

Similar grammar:

なり (nari): as soon as
なりに/なりの (nari ni/nari no): in one’s own way or style
それなりに (sore nari ni): as it is, in its own way
なり~なり (nari~nari): or


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