Japanese より grammar yori

Japanese より grammar yori
Japanese より grammar yori

Let’s learn Japanese より grammar yori :

JLPT level : N2

Formation :

N(time, place)+より

Meaning and how to use :

Describe the start of time, position or place. Usually translated as “From..”

For example

午後4時より、友達を迎えに行きます。
Gogo yon ji yori, tomodachi o mukae ni iki masu.
I will pick you up from 4p.m.

来週の火曜日より、ニューヨークに出張します。
raishuu no kayoubi yori, nyūyōku ni shucchou shi masu.
From next Tuesday, I’ll go on bussiness trip in New York.

成田空間より、飛行機が離陸しました。
narita kuukan yori, hikouki ga ririku shi mashi ta.
The plane takes off from Narita airport.

明日より、新しい仕事を受けられます。
ashita yori, atarashii shigoto o ukerare masu.
From tomorrow I can approach a new job.

心の奥よりお打ち明けします。
kokoro no oku yori o uchiakeshi masu.
From bottom of my heart, I would say.

Note:
より has similar usage to から.
But when combined with words indicating limitations (~しか/だけ), or with まで, then より can’t be used.

Related structures :

から kara

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