何より

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なに
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Literally "more ... than anything".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

何より (hiragana なにより, rōmaji nani yori)

  1. best; above all; the most important; nothing better
     (じゅん)調 (ちょう)そうで (なに)よりです。
    Junchō sō de nani yori desu.
    I am glad to see that things are going well.

Adverb[edit]

何より (hiragana なにより, rōmaji nani yori)

  1. above all; more than anything else
     (なに)より (たの)しい (なに)よりも (たの)しい
    nani yori tanoshii / nani yori mo tanoshii
    more fun than anything else

Usage notes[edit]

  • Can be used in the form  (なに)より (nani yori mo).

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN