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Decoded Slug: A は B より~ (A wa B yori~)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
A は B より~ (A wa B yori~)

A は B より~ (A wa B yori~)

Short explanation:

Express a comparison between A and B; 'A is more/less than B'.


A は B より + Adjective


Kono juusu wa ano juusu yori amai desu.
This juice is sweeter than that juice.
Natsu wa fuyu yori atsui desu.
Summer is hotter than winter.
Kanojo wa watashi yori hayaku hashirimasu.
She runs faster than me.
Suupaa wa konbini yori yasui desu.
The supermarket is cheaper than the convenience store.

Long explanation:

The A は B より grammar point is used to express a comparison between two items or subjects (A and B). It can be translated as 'A is more/less than B' in English. This structure is followed by an adjective that describes the comparison.

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