JLPT N5 Grammar (yori ~hou ga)

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Verb-1 よりVerb-2 ほうが ~
い-adj-1 よりい-adj-2 ほうが ~
な-adj-1 よりな-adj-2 +なほうが ~
Noun-1 よりNoun-2 + のほうが ~
yori~hou ga より~ほうが jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (yori ~hou ga). Meaning: [A] is more than [B].


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Example #1

わたしはねこより、いぬのほうがすきです。
watashi wa neko yori, inu no hou ga suki desu.
I like dogs more than cats.
Example #2

きのうよりきょうのほうがあついです。
kinou yori kyou no hou ga atsui desu.
It's hotter today than it was yesterday.
Example #3

かのじょより、きみのほうがきれいだよ。
kanojo yori kimi no hou ga kirei da yo.
You're more beautiful than she is.
Example #4

にほんごをよむより、はなすほうがじょうずだ。
nihongo o yomu yori, hanasu hou ga jouzu da.
I'm better at speaking Japanese than I am at reading it.
Example #5

おそくねるより、はやくねたほうがいいですよ。
osoku neru yori, hayaku neta hou ga ii desu yo.
It's better to go to bed early than to go to go to bed late.
Example #6

たいわんより、ほっかいどうのほうがおおきいです。
taiwan yori, hokkaidou no hou ga ookii desu.
Hokkaido is bigger than Taiwan.
Example #7

にほんごよりえいごのほうがむずかしいとおもう。
nihongo yori eigo no hou ga muzukashii to omou.
I think English is more difficult than Japanese.
Example #8

じてんしゃのほうがくるまよりべんりだとおもいます。
jitensha no hou ga kuruma yori benri da to omoimasu.
I think bicycles are more convenient than cars.
Example #9

かぞくよりしごとのほうがたいせつだとおもうひととけっこんしたくない。
kazoku yori shigoto no hou ga taisetsu da to omou hito to kekkon shitakunai.
I don't want to marry someone who thinks work is more important than family.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
わたしI
ねこcat
いぬdog
好きすきlike
昨日きのうyesterday
ほうway; direction; option
今日きょうtoday
暑いあついhot
彼女かのじょshe
きみyou
奇麗きれいbeautiful
日本語にほんごJapanese language
読むよむto read
話すはなすto speak
上手じょうずgood at; skilled
遅いおそいslow; late
寝るねるto sleep
早くはやくearly; fast
台湾たいわんTaiwan
北海道ほっかいどうHokkaido
大きいおおきいbig
英語えいごEnglish
難しいむずかしいdifficult
思うおもうto think
自転車じてんしゃbicycle
くるまcar
便利べんりconvenient
家族かぞくfamily
仕事しごとwork
大切たいせつprecious
結婚けっこんmarriage

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