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 History of this Word

"if" is from "gif", spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

"even" is from "efen", spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is conjunction

"if" is a type of small common word

"if" is a part of the expression: even if

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Meaning 3

Definition

Relationship between thoughts. Indicates although a situation exists. Created by people while speaking. Can be used between many different thoughts.

Examples of how the word is used

if illustration A good if tired time was had by all.
if illustration The steady if slow cleanup must continue.