desiderative

  1. Desiderative Forms

    Language Desiderative Forms

    Desiderative forms describe a wish. In other words, phrases such as “I want something” or “I want to do something”. In Japanese, separate constructions exist for “I want you to …”, and “He wants.” 欲しい (hoshii) The verb 欲しい (hoshii) is used when you want an object or result. 犬が欲しいです。 Inu ga...
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