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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:

Used to compare two items; 'B is more ~ than A'.


A + より + B + のほうが + Adjective


Piza yori hanbaagaa no hou ga oishii.
Hamburgers are more delicious than pizza.
Natsu yori fuyu no hou ga samui.
Winter is colder than summer.
Koko yori soko no hou ga shizuka desu.
There is quieter than here.
Kuruma yori densha no hou ga hayai.
Trains are faster than cars.

Long explanation:

The grammar point A より B のほうが~ is used to compare two items or situations and indicate that one is more (adjective) than the other. It can be translated as 'B is more ~ than A' in English. It is used with both い-adjectives and な-adjectives.

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