Japanese grammar はもとより hamotoyori

Japanese grammar はもとより hamotoyori

Let’s learn Japanese grammar はもとより hamotoyori :

JLPT level : N2

Formation :


Meaning and how to use :

Describe the meaning “not only…, but also…”. The first part はもとより is a natural thing.

For example

Takahashi san ha nihongo ha motoyori, betonamu go made hanase masu.
Mr.Takahashi can speak not only Japanese, but also Vietnamese.

kono kyoushitsu ha purojekutā ha motoyori iroiro na modan na setsubi mo secchi sare masu.
There are not only projectors, but also other modern facilities equiped.

nipponjin ha sushi ha motoyori tenpura de yuumei da.
Japanese people are famous for not only sushi, but also Tempura.

ano sakkā senshu ha kokunai no shou ha motoyori kaigai de mo takai shou ga torare masu.
That soccer player gains not only achievement in his country but also in others.

kono kyoku ha wakamono ha motoyori otoshi yori mo ninki ga aru. s
That song is enjoyed not only by the old but also the young.

Related structures :

はもちろん hamochiron

above is Japanese grammar はもとより hamotoyori. if you don’t understand the signs we used in fomation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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