Japanese grammar くらい~はない kurai~hanai

Japanese grammar くらい~はない kurai~hanai

Let’s learn Japanese grammar くらい~はない kurai~hanai :

JLPT level : N3

Formation :

…くらい+N+はない
…くらい+N+はいない

Meaning and how to use :

Superlative adjectives, express “no one…than…”. In some cases we use “少ない”、 “珍しい” instead of “ない”

For example

マリさんくらい木を植えることが好きな人はいない。
Mari san kurai ki o ueru koto ga suki na hito ha i nai.
No one like planting tree than Mari.

僕は本を読むくらい楽しいことはないと思う。
boku ha hon o yomu kurai tanoshii koto ha nai to omou.
I think nothing is interesting than reading book.

病気になったとき、元気くらい大切なことはない。
byouki ni natta toki, genki kurai taisetsu na koto ha nai.
When being ill, nothing is important than health.

数学くらい嫌なものはない。
suugaku kurai iya na mono ha nai.
Nothing is boring than math.

彼女くらいきれいな人はいない。
kanojo kurai kirei na hito ha i nai.
No one is beautiful than her

Note : This structure is subjective, is not used in objective cases-

Related structures :

くらい kurai
くらい~はない kurai~hanai
くらいなら kurainara
くらいの~しか~ない kuraino~shika~nai
くらいだから kuraidakara
~のは~くらいものだ。~noha~kuraimonoda.
ほど~はない hodo~hanai

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