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でもある

  • demoaru

Definition

Godan verb with `ru' ending (irregular verb)

  • to also be (formal, literary)
  • implies that as well as the earlier stated this is also the case

Definition

  • to be ... or something

Examples of でもある in a Sentence

何か悪いことでもあったの。
What is the matter with you?
D.H.ロレンスは小説家あり詩人ある
D.H. Lawrence is a novelist and poet.
教師でもあり小説家でもある
He is a teacher and novelist.
教師でもあり小説家でもある
He is a teacher and novelist.
In either case, the division is real and useful; but it can also be misleading.
Bad news is preferable to an absence of information.
My friend here is not only a pianist, but also a composer.
He is an excellent piano player. In addition, he is a good singer and a very good dancer.
He is an excellent piano player. In addition, he is a good singer and a very good dancer.
And it is right and natural for children both to have it and to show it.

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