Decoded Slug: A より B のほうが〜 (A yori B no hou ga 〜)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
A より B のほうが〜 (A yori B no hou ga 〜)

A より B のほうが〜 (A yori B no hou ga 〜)

Short explanation:

Comparing two things; 'B is more ~ than A'.


A + より + B + のほうが + Adjective/Verb


Tanaka-san yori Suzuki-san no hou ga se ga takai desu.
Suzuki is taller than Tanaka.
Ringo yori banana no hou ga amai desu.
Bananas are sweeter than apples.
Fuyu yori natsu no hou ga atsui desu.
Summer is hotter than winter.
Toukyou yori Kyouto no hou ga rekishi ga aru to omoimasu.
I think Kyoto has more history than Tokyo.

Long explanation:

The より and のほうが grammar pattern is used to compare two things by means of an adjective or verb. In this structure, item A is compared to item B, suggesting that item B is more ~ than item A.

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