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Grammar detail: 〜のほうが〜より

〜のほうが〜より - comparisons
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noun 1
+
のほうが
+
noun 2
+
より
+
adjective
means
noun 1 is more (adjective) than noun 2
.
This structure is used to make comparisons. The first part, のほうが, conveys the idea that the noun it follows is 'better' or 'worse', more or less etc, depending on the context. The second part, より, means 'than' or 'rather than'.
このかばんのほうがそのかばんより
おお
きい
です
This bag is bigger than that bag.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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