It would seem to me the sentence says "little sister makes cheese dokku (whatever that food is) and .. big brother ... ?

I can't understand 作ってみたら . Is みたら the tara conditional form of 見る? Is it another thing? By intuition I would guess he's trying to say that she makes the cheese dokku and he uploads it to internet (youtube) to be seen? perhaps? but I can't make literally sense of the phrase. If みたら is a verb in conditional form, which verb it is and how does it fit in the sentence?


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te-form + みる is "to try ~ing" or "to ~ (and see what happens)". This みる is a subsidiary verb.

みたら is the "past conditional" form of みる, but this form often just means "when" or "and".


My sister makes a cheese dog.

My sister tries making a cheese dog.

My sister tried making a cheese dog.

When my sister tried making a cheese dog, ...
My sister made a cheese dog (as a test/practice), and ...

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