Particle より (yori)


Particle より (yori)

This particle can be used in two situations expressing a comparison or having the meaning “from”.

1. Comparison:

In this case the particle より (yori) is used to compare two nouns with each other.
 

Kanji 金は銀より高いです。
Furigana きんはぎんよりたかいです。
Romaji kin wa gin yori takai desu.
English Gold is more expensive than silver.

 

2. Meaning “from”:

In this case the particle より (yori) is used to express receiving something from someone else. It can be used as an alternative to the Particle から (kara).
 

Kanji この本は先生より貰いました。
Furigana このほんはせんせいよりもらいました。
Romaji kono hon wa sensei yori moraimashita,
English I received this book from my teacher.

 

 

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