Japanese Language Book Shin Nihongo no Kiso 1 Chapter 12 Section B Part 5 in Page 98

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This is another article where the main content is to answer problems or questions exist in Shin Nihongo no Kiso I book. The problems or the questions has an example as the answer pattern for answering it. It is available in Chapter 12 Section B Part 4 in page 97.  In this article, the main grammar pattern is about answering the question by using an adjective comparison. It is using ‘yori’ to compare the characteristic of one to another in the context of the degree. So, it will have a higher degree of characteristic of the adjective of one to another. For an example, in order to compare which object is the longer or the bigger one. So, below is the grammar pattern for answering the problems and also an example using it :

Pattern :

Kanji : Aと

 

Bと

 

どちら

 

 

形容詞

 

ですか
Hiragana : Aと

 

Bと

 

どちら

 

 

けいようし

 

ですか
Romaji : A to B dochira ga keiyoushi desuka
Meaning : Between A and B which one is more (adjective) ? .

Using the above pattern, below is an example of the sentences :

Kanji :

この小さい人形とその大きい人形とどちらがかわいいですか。

。。。この小さい人形法のほうがかわいいです。

。。。どちらもかわいいです。

Hiragana :

このちいさいにんぎょうとそのおおきいにんぎょうとどちらがかわいいですか。

。。。このちいさいにんぎょうのほうがかわいいです。

。。。どちらもかわいいです。

Romaji :

Kono chiisai ningyou to sono ookii ningyou to dochira ga kawaii desuka.

… kono chiisai ningyou no houga kawaii desu.

… dochira mo kawaii desu.

Meaning :

Between this small doll and that big doll which is cuter ?

… this small doll is cuter.

… both of them are cute.

 

Along with the grammar pattern and also the example in form of the sentence to ask for comparison of two objects about their degree of characteristics in adjective, look at the following alternative answers. The following is the answer sheet as a reference for the problems or questions exist in Shin Nihongo no Kiso I Chapter 12 Section B Part 5 in page 98 :

  1. Answer :Kanji :飛行機と 新幹線と、どちらが 速いですか。

    。。。飛行機のほうが速いです。

    Hiragana :

    ひこうきと しんかんせんと、どちらが はやいですか。

    。。。ひこうきのほうがはやいです。

    Romaji :

    Hikouki to shinkansen to dochira ga hayai desuka ?.

    … hikouki no houga hayai desu.

    Meaning :

    Between plane and shinkansen which one is faster ?.

    … The plane is way faster.

  2. Answer :Kanji :インドと タイと、どちらが 近いですか。

    。。。タイのほうが近いです。

    Hiragana :

    インドと タイと、どちらが ちかいですか。

    。。。タイのほうがちかいです。

    Romaji :

    Indo to Tai to dochira ga chikai desuka ?.

    …  Tai no houga chikai desu.

    Meaning :

    Between India and Thailand which one is closer ?

    … Thailand is way closer.

  3. Answer :Kanji :土曜日と 日曜日と、どちらが 暇ですか。

    。。。日曜日のほうが 暇です。

    Hiragana :

    どようびと にちようびと どちらが ひまですか。

    。。。にちようびのほうが ひまです。

    Romaji :

    Doyoubi to nichiyoubi to dochira ga hima desuka.

    … nichiyoubi no houga hima desu.

    Meaning :

    Between Saturday and Sunday which one is more free ?.

    … Sunday is more free.

  4. Answer :Kanji :コーヒーと 紅茶と、 どちらが いいですか。

    。。。コーヒーのほうが いいです。

    Hiragana :

    コーヒーと こうちゃと、どちらが いいですか。

    。。。コーヒーのほうが いいです。

    Romaji :

    Ko-hi- to koucha to, dochira ga ii desuka.

    … ko-hi- no houga ii desu.

    Meaning :

    Between coffee and tea, which one is better ?.

    … coffee is way better.

  5. Answer :Kanji :タイ料理と インド料理と、どちらが 辛いですか。

    。。。どちらも辛いです。

    Hiragana :

    タイりょうりと インドりょうりと、どちらが からいですか。

    。。。どちらもからいです。

    Romaji :

    Tai ryouri to Indo ryouri to, dochira ga karai desuka.

    … dochira mo karai desu.

    Meaning :

    Between Thailand dishes and Indian dishes, which is one is spicier ?

    … both of them are spicy.

Those are the possible answers for the problems exist in Shin Nihongo no Kiso I Chapter 12 Section B Part 5 in page 98.

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