Family: My younger brother is taller than me.

Basic sentence
Basic sentence

On this page, you can learn how to compare people in your family in Japanese.

Key Sentence

First box: English, Second box: Romaji, Last box: Japanese writing and audio

My younger brother is taller than me.
o to u to wa wa ta shi yo ri se ga ta ka i de su

One by one

  • 弟(おとうと) → my younger brother
  • は → no meaning
  • 私 → me
  • より → than
  • せが高いです(せ・が・たか・い・です) → tall


Vocabulary: My family
Let's learn how to say people in a family in Japanese.
【Vocabulary】Adjectives to describe appearance
Do you know tall, short, cute, scary or young in Japanese? Let's check them all here.


A は B より adjective。
On this page, you can learn Japanese grammar for comparing two things.


Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • I am more cheerful than my younger sister.
  • My mother is quieter than my father.

Task 2: Change into English.

  • 母は私よりせがひくいです。
  • 私は兄よりハンサムです。


Task 3: Listen to answer what you hear in English.