next to; more
mé:hu delkáykayiʔ k'éʔi šáwlamhu ʔíleʔ •
The boy is taller than the girl.
šáwlamhu delkáykayiʔ šemuyé:s mé:hu ʔíleʔ •
The girl is shorter than the boy. / The girl isn't very tall next to the boy.
šáwlamhu delkúškušiʔ mé:hu ʔíleʔ •
The girl is shorter/chubbier than the boy.
wí:diʔ t'á:gɨm muʔáŋiʔi hádigi ʔí:leʔ •
These pine nuts taste better than those ones. / These pine nuts taste better than those ones.
wí:diʔ deMigilá:tuʔ k'éʔi hádigi ʔíleʔ •
This one is prettier than that one.
t'é:k'eʔ dewdíʔiš k'éʔi dewp'áp'ɨl ʔíleʔ •
There are more trees than flowers.
wí:diʔ k'étep mí:p'ɨli wí:diʔ ʔíleʔ •
This jar is more full than that one
deʔilp'ílp'iliʔ pú:lul deʔilélegiʔ ʔíleʔ deʔumbíʔic'iʔé:s •
The blue car is less expensive than the red one
mé:hu huté:šiʔé:s dewgális šáwlamhu ʔíleʔ k'éʔi •
The boy is younger than the girl
béverli t'é:k'eʔ t'á:gɨm ʔíʔwaʔ stí:vin ʔíleʔ •
Beverly ate more pinenuts than Steven
detúmu leʔášaʔuŋilaš t'ánu leʔíleʔé:s šémuʔayʔgi •
I was going to be chief, but not many people were on my side