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

Gogo yon ji yori, tomodachi o mukae ni iki masu.
I will pick you up from 4p.m.

raishuu no kayoubi yori, nyūyōku ni shucchou shi masu.
From next Tuesday, I’ll go on bussiness trip in New York.

narita kuukan yori, hikouki ga ririku shi mashi ta.
The plane takes off from Narita airport.

ashita yori, atarashii shigoto o ukerare masu.
From tomorrow I can approach a new job.

kokoro no oku yori o uchiakeshi masu.
From bottom of my heart, I would say.

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

above is Japanese より grammar yori. 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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