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Grammar detail: 〜と言っても(といっても)

〜と言っても(といっても) - although I say, although some might say
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although I say ~; although some might say ~
から
といっても
べられない
ほど
から
くない

Although I say it's hot, it's not so hot that it's inedible.
そんがい
損害
あったといっても
まど
すこ
れた
ぐらいだからそんなに
しんぱい
心配
しなくても
だいじょうぶ
大丈夫

Although we say there is damage, it's just some broken windows, so there is no need for you to be so worried.
It is perfectly acceptable to use the kanji form と
っても, but kana is much more common in modern Japanese.
インドネシア
はな
せる
っても
まだ
しょしんしゃ
初心者
レベルです
Although I say I can speak Indonesian, I'm still beginner level.
おもしろ
面白
えいが
映画
っても
いけん
意見
こと
なる
こと
おお
ようです
Although some might say it's an interesting movie, it seems there are many differing opinions.
といっても is often used as part of several set phrases. A common one is 〜といっても過言ではない, which means 'it is no exaggeration to say ~'. For example:
かれ
いちりゅう
一流
さっか
作家
である
って
かごん
過言
ない
It is no exaggeration to say that he is a first-rate writer.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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カ   あやま mistake   あやま to slip up   すぎる to overdo, be more than   すごす to pass, spend   
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シン   から spicy   
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ショク   ジキ    food   たべる to eat   く to eat   
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ソン   そこなう    そこねる to injure, to harm   
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ガイ    damaged, injured   
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ソウ   まど window   
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ショウ   すこ a little   すくない few   
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カツ   わ to separate, to divide   われる to split apart, to crack   わり proportion, 10%   さ to cut up   
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シン   こころ heart   
ハイ   くば to distribute   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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ジョウ   たけ stature, length   
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フ   フウ   おっと husband   
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ゴ   かた to talk, relate   かたらう to talk together, chat   
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ワ   はな to talk   はなし talking   
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ショ   はつ    うい-    はじ beginning   -ぞ first doing of   
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シャ   もの person, someone   
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メン   おもて mask, features, surface   おも surface   つら face   
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ハク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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エイ   はえる to shine   うつ to be reflected   うつ to reflect, project   
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ガ   カク   draw
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イ    idea   
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ケン   み to see   みえる to be seen; to appear   みせる to show   
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イ   こと different   
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タ   おお many   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ル   リュウ   ながれる to flow   なが to pour out, to flush    
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サク   サ   つく to make   
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カ   ケ   house   いえ    や    
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