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Grammar detail: よりも

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JLPT:
よりも - more than anything, anyone, etc, above all
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よりも
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statement
means
above all~
When a question word such as , , どこ, etc precedes よりも the meaning changes accordingly.
よりも more than anything
よりも more than anybody
どこよりも more than anywhere
せいこう
成功
ひつよう
必要
なに
よりまず
にんたい
忍耐
せんせい
先生
った

The teacher said, "Above all, what is necessary for success is perseverance."
かれ
クラスどの
しょうねん
少年
よりテニス
じょうず
上手
できる
He can play tennis better than any other boy in his class.
〜よりも can also take first position in a sentence, such as in the following example.
なに
より
からだ
じゅうぶん
十分
ちゅうい
注意
しなさい

Above all, you must take good care of yourself.
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Kanji used in this grammar

カ   なに    なん what?   
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だれ who   
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セイ   ジョウ   な to become   な to perform, to accomplish   
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ク   コウ    achievement   
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ヒツ   かなら certainly, invariably   
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ヨウ   い to need   かなめ pivotal point   
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ニン   しの to endure; lie hidden   しのばせる to conceal   
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タイ   たえる to endure, bear   
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セン   さき ahead   
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セイ   ショウ    life   なま raw   いかす to enliven   いきる to live   いける to arrange flowers   うまれる to be born   う to give birth to   き pure, undiluted   お to grow, to sprout   はえる to grow, to sprout   はやす to grow, cultivate   
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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ショウ   すこ a little   すくない few   
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ネン   とし year   
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ジョウ   ショウ   うえ above   うわ- above   あげる to raise   あがる to rise   かみ first half, upper part   のぼ to climb   のぼせる to bring up, to raise   のぼ to bring up   
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シュ   hand   て    た-    
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タイ   テイ   からだ body   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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ブン   ブ   フン   わける to divide, to distinguish   わかる to understand   わかれる to be divided   わかつ to share, distribute   
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チュウ   そそ to pour   
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イ    idea   
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