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ほど
 
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ない

Quick Info
1. A is not as C as B

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Meaning
A is not as C as B

JLPT level: N4 | Other grammar in 'Comparisons':
Politeness: not marked (suggest) | Related meaning(s): ほど (similar), より (similar) (add related)

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Examples (4)
User sentences (81)
Construction
ANoun++BNoun+ほど~CAdjective (ない form)
Example:
くない (I'm not as skilled as he is)

AVerb Phrase++BVerb Phrase+ほど~CAdjective (ない form)
Example:
するしくない (watching is not as fun as doing)


Usages notes (by users)
  • き?
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    ほどはない
    there isn't any country that more crowded than china.
    Written by teknoglu 9 months ago



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るくない
The moon is not as bright as the sun.
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このったおいしくない
This tea is not as delicious as I thought.
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タンポポバラやかではありません
Dandelions are not as gorgeous as roses.
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くなかった
The classroom yesterday was not as dirty as today.
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The sentences from this grammar page are showing up under the second poing on the ”より” point in this section.
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Fixed this up. Thanks!
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I'm not quite sure what the difference between the two meanings are. As far as I can see, they're the same except the second one says only い-adjectives whereas the first one is any adjective.
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There was a problem in the past during which the meaning would duplicate whenever a new construction was added. Cleaned it up!
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Should より be linked at the top somewhere, since it's similar to this grammar point?
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You can click the 'add related' link to the right (near the top) and suggest your own; you don't have to, but it helps me a ton because it lets me focus on other things :)
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Thank you very much! This site is amazing and really helpful!!
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Thanks! this site really clears up Japanese grammar a lot! Keep it up!
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