1. She is beautiful than mary.

  2. She is more beautiful than mary.

Are both sentences correct and have same meaning? If not, what is the difference in their meaning?

  • As far as I know there isn't a comparative form of "beautiful" but you could say "She is prettier than Mary." May 20 '20 at 18:01
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    @WeatherVane "more beautiful" is the comparative form of "beautiful". Sentence 1 above is just not grammatical. May 20 '20 at 18:13
  • @JackO'Flaherty perhaps what I mean is that we need to say "more beautiful" because, unlike "pretty", "beautiful" does not have a comparative form, and that the first sentence would be grammatical if another word, that does have a comparative form, is used. My bad. May 20 '20 at 18:15
  • @WeatherVane I see what you meant, now. May 20 '20 at 18:32
  • We use capital letters to begin proper names such as Mary. May 21 '20 at 6:09

As is mentioned in the comments, sentence (1) is incorrect. The word than suggests comparison, and for that, you'll need a comparative adjective. The comparative form of "beautiful" is more beautiful, which is in your second sentence. Sentence (2) is correct for this reason.

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