View topic - double "mo"
here's the sentence.
Please accept what little comfort these words can give you.
first quandry: how does the double "mo" function?
second: nagusamu is inflected to nagusame ni - what does this mean?
thirdly, how does this sentence translate to the english equivalent?
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慰める is to comofort or console, especially in the case of departed spirits.
The literal translation would be something like:
Even if I say these things, they won't be hardly any consolation, but ...
こんなことを -- These things
言っても -- Even if I say
大した -- Important (with negative use -- hardly)
慰めにも -- not even
なりません -- be (polite)
が -- however...
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