JLPT N5 Grammar (wa ~yori... desu)

Meaning

[A] is more ~ than [B]

How to use

Noun-1 + は + Noun-2 + より + Adj +です
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Learn Japanese grammar: (wa ~yori… desu). Meaning: [A] is more ~ than [B]. Comparing 2 nouns. Emphasizes noun-1 [A] as being greater than noun-2 [B].


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Example #1

ほんはえいがよりおもしろいです。
hon wa eiga yori omoshiroi desu.
Books are more interesting than movies.
Example #2

きょうはきのうよりいそがしいです。
kyou wa kinou yori isogashii desu.
Today is busier than yesterday.
Example #3

でんしゃはばすよりはやいです。
densha wa basu yori hayai desu.
Trains are faster than buses.
Example #4

アメリカ人はにほんじんよりせがたかいです。
amerika jin wa nihon jin yori se ga takai desu.
American's are taller than Japanese.
Example #5

ほっかいどうはたいわんよりおおきいです。
hokkaidou wa taiwan yori ookii desu.
Hokkaido is bigger than Taiwan.
Example #6

エベレストさんはふじさんよりたかいです。
eberesutosan wa fujisan yori takai desu.
Mt. Everest is taller than Mt. Fuji
Example #7

かんじはかたかなよりむずかしいです。
kanji wa katakana yori muzukashii desu.
Kanji is more difficult than katakana.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
ほんbook
映画えいがmovie
面白いおもしろいinteresting
今日きょうtoday
昨日きのうyesterday
忙しいいそがしいbusy
電車でんしゃtrain
バスbus
速いはやいfast
アメリカ人あめりかじんAmerican
日本人にほんじんJapanese
背が高いせがたかいtall height
北海道ほっかいどうHokkaido
台湾たいわんTaiwan
大きいおおきいbig
エベレスト山えべれすとさんMt. Everest
富士山ふじさんMt. Fuji
高いたかいhigher; taller
漢字かんじkanji
難しいむずかしいdifficult

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