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いかなる〜でも (如何なる〜でも) [いかなる〜でも] (ikanaru-demo)
    Meaning: whatever ~
    Example: whatever your conclusion, I will accept it.
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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Do not confuse なる with 成る (to become). naru here is the 連体形 form of the classical copula なり. It means the same as だ・である・です・…. By using the mizenkei, it can be attributed to nouns. On a side note, a shortening of nari > na is the origin of the well-known な in na-adjectives. 

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ex #2988   いかなる意見でも、必ず聞き入れます。 
whatever your opinion is, i'll accept it  
ex #2989   いかなるでも入ることはできません。 
Whoever you might be, you can't come in.  
ex #3961   いかなる状況でも部屋を離れてはならない。 
Under no circumstances must you leave the room.  
ex #3962   いかなる状況のもとでも、王女が王位を継承することはあるまい。 
Under no circumstances will the princess succeed to the throne.  
ex #3963   いつ、いかなるでも。 
Whenever, wherever I am.  
ex #6984   いかなる彼の態度でも彼をまだ愛してる。 
However his attitude is, I still love him.  

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