Verb + 以外
Noun + 以外
To use 以外, attach it to the thing that you want to highlight as being the 'all inclusive' amount/area.
- 今日は和食いがいのものが食べたい。Today I want to eat something other than Japanese food.
- タロウはゲームいがいに趣味はあるの？Taro, do you have any other interests besides gaming?
- たかし君もアニメ好きなの？ちょっといがいだね。Takashi-kun, do you like anime too? I'm a little surprised.
- 俺こう見えても意外に肉を食べないの。It may come off as a surprise based on how I look, but I don't eat meat.
No one except Mary came.
Until now, I haven't been studying anything except kanji.
I haven't heard anything other than that.
I can eat anything other than natto.
I didn't notice anything other than that.
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いがい – Grammar Discussion
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Hi, what does this part in the sentences mean or does it come from a grammar point?
The adverb こう means “like this”. Like これ/それ/あれ/どれ there are こう/そう/ああ/どう.
こう見えても as a whole means something like “despite appearances”.
Thank you. I’ve never seen it in that combination before.
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