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Grammar detail: けれども、けれど、けど

けれども、けれど、けど - but, though, however
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けれども、けど、けれど
means
but, though, however
けれども、けど、けれど can directly follow a plain form verb:
まいにち
毎日
うんどう
運動
するけれどもまだ
つよ
くなっていません

I exercise every day, but I'm still not strong.
わか
れた
けど
げんき
元気

We broke up, but I'm fine.
Or an い adjective:
かのじょ
彼女
まず
しい
けれど
こうふく
幸福
です
She is poor, but she is happy.
When using with a noun or な adjective or some other forms, です or だ must be placed before けれども、けど、けれど:
かのじょ
彼女
かねも
金持
けれども
しあわ
ない
Rich as she is, she is not happy.
はは
ちゃ
けれども
わたし
コーヒー

Mother likes tea, while I like coffee.
まいあさ
毎朝
とても
たの
しそう
けど
You look on top of the world every morning.
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Kanji used in this grammar

マイ   every, each
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
ウン   carry; luck   はこ to carry   
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ドウ   うご to move, to stir   うごかす to shift, to move   
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キョウ   ゴウ   つよ strong   つよまる to get stronger   つよめる to strengthen   しいる to compel, to force   
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ベツ   separated   わかれる to be separated   
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ゲン   ガン   origin; original   もと origin   
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キ   ケ    spirit   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
ヒン   ビン   まずしい poor   
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コウ   さち    しあわ    さいわ happiness   
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フク    fortune, blessing   
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キン   コン   かね gold; money   
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ジ   も to hold, to have   
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ボ   はは mother   
チャ   サ    tea   
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コウ   この    す to like   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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チョウ   あさ morning   
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ガク   ラク    music   たのしい happy, pleasant   たのしむ to be happy   
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