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Grammar detail: ようが、おうが、ようと (~まいが、~まいと)

ようが、おうが、ようと (~まいが、~まいと) - regardless of ~; no matter what ~; however ~
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verb volitional + が
means
regardless of ~; no matter what ~; however ~
どんなに
つか
れていよ
わたし
はたら
かねばならない

However tired I may be, I must work.
いしき
意識
して
いようがいまいが
わたし
たち
どくしょ
読書
たびに
おこな
こと
ひと
あるそれ
わたし
たち
その
さくしゃ
作者
こせい
個性
せっしょく
接触
する
ことである
There is one thing which we do every time we read, whether we are aware of it or not; we come in contact with the personality of the writer.
Other patterns:
い adjective minus い
+
かろうが
はや
かろう
ゆっくりであろう
ちゅうい
注意
して
うんてん
運転
しなさい

Whether you drive fast or slow, drive carefully.
verb volitional + と
+
verb まい negative + と
means
whether or not
つか
れて
いようといまいと
わたし
たち
ある
つづ
けねばならなかった

Whether we were tired or not, we had to walk on.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ヒ   fatigue   つかれる to be tired   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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ドウ   はたら to work   
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イ    idea   
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シキ    knowledge, discrimination   
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ドク   トク   トウ   よ to read   
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ショ   か to write   
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コウ   ギョウ   アン   ゆ    い to go   おこな to take place   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
サク   サ   つく to make   
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シャ   もの person, someone   
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コ    individual   
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セイ   ショウ    sex, gender, nature, disposition   
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セツ   つ to join, contact, touch   
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ショク   ふれる    さわ to touch   
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ソク   はや fast   はやまる be hasty   はやめる to expedite, to hasten   すみやか speedy   
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チュウ   そそ to pour   
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ウン   carry; luck   はこ to carry   
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テン   ころがる to roll (intr.)   ころがす to roll (tr.)   ころげる to roll about   ころ to fall over   
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ホ   フ   ブ   ある    あゆ to walk   
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ゾク   つづ to continue   つづける to carry on with   
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