Paul Baptist (kaji_sensei) wrote in linguaphiles,
Paul Baptist
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Comparing in Japanese

Ok, I recall that if you want to say that A is greater than B, you use より (e.g. A is more expensive than B: BよりAが高い). What hit me the other day, however, is that I can't think of a natural-sounding way to indicate by how much (e.g. "A is 500 yen more expensive than B", "A-san is 5 years older than B-san", etc.). Any of the Japanese experts have suggestions for this?
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