Why does this mean what it means/

田中はけいさんより背が高い

I get it means Mr. Tanaka is older than Mr. Ki, but I really am not understanding grammatically how this works, can someone enlighten me?

Thanks in advance!

https://www.japaneseprofessor.com/lessons/beginning/making-comparisons/

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Though, it means he’s taller, not older.

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Nice! I don’t think 've seen that website before.

I’m gonna plug in the OP’s sentence just for fun \o/

田中さんは けいさんより 背が高い。
(As for) Tanaka-san compared to Kei-san (back) is tall.
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Yes, taller, I goofed the English :upside_down_face: Thanks for the help.

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