Japanese よりも よりは grammar yorimo yoriha

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Let’s learn Japanese よりも よりは grammar yorimo yoriha:

Formation :

N/Vより(も/は)

Meaning and how to use :

Describing the meaning that thing / event mentioned later is better than this in the previous section.

Examples:

勉強よりは遊びにいくのほうが好きだ。
Benkyou yori wa asobi ni iku no hou ga sukida.
I like going to play rather than studying.

あの人は思ったよりもやさしいだ。
Ano hito wa omottayori mo yasashii da.
He is more gentle than I thought.

マンガを読むことよりはアニメを見るのほうが好きだ。
Manga wo yomu koto yori wa anime wo miru no hou ga sukida.
I like watching anime rather than reading manga.

彼女は想像したよりも親切だ。
Kanojo wa souzou shita yori mo shinsetsuda.
She is kinder than I thought.

あの先生は言われたよりも厳しい。
Ano sensei wa iwa reta yori mo kibishii.
That teacher is stricter than everyone said about him.

Note: In informal speaking, we use「よりか」、「それよか」.

Above is Japanese より(も/は) grammar yori(mo/ha). If you don’t understand the signs we used in formation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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