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The best, -est いちばん

Oni's picture

While it means #1, it is also used as a superlative- most or -est

食べ物の中で何が一番好きですか?
tabemono no naka wa nani ga ichiban
suki desu ka?
Out of all foods, what do you like the best?

富士山は、世界で一番高い山じゃない。
fujisan wa sekai de ichiban takai yama ja nai.
Mt. Fuji isn't the tallest mountain in the world.

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First example, ...の中は

I'm pretty sure, especially after confirming this from native speaker, that the first example should read;
食べ物の中で、...

I was told that は particle here means, "inside the food".

phreadom's picture

Everyone seems to agree, so

Everyone seems to agree, so I've updated it. :D Thank you for pointing that out!

猿も木から落ちる

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