JLPT N5 Grammar (ga hoshii)


to want something

How to use

Noun + がほしい
ga hoshii がほしい jlpt n5 grammar meaning 文法例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: / (ga hoshii). Meaning: to want something. This grammar is used to show that someone wants something.

Simply add after the desired object (noun).

Both the kanji and hiragana versions can be used.

How to say I want something

  • これ
  • kore ga hoshii
  • I want this

How to say I want to do something

If you want to say you want to do something, instead use .

How to say I want someone to do something

If you want to say you want someone to do something, instead use from N4.

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Example #1

motto okane ga hoshii desu.
I want more money.
Example #2

kanojo ga hoshii.
I want a girlfriend.
Example #3

okane ga takusan hoshii.
I want a lot of money.
Example #4

nan nin kodomo ga hoshii desu ka?
How many children do you want to have?
Example #5

atarashii gopuro kamera ga hoshii desu!
I want the new GoPro camera!
Example #6

itsuka jibun no ie ga hoshii desu.
I want to have my own house one day.
Example #7

nihon de tsukurareta kuruma ga hoshii.
I want a car made in Japan.
Example #8

saikin, shigoto ga isogashi sugite rirakkusu suru jikan ga hoshii.
Work is too busy lately, I want some time to relax.
Example #9

kare ga motteiru mitai na pasokon ga hoshii.
I want a computer like the one he has.

Vocabulary List

新しいあたらしいnew; novel; fresh; recent; latest
自分じぶんmyself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself; i; me
くるまcar; automobile; vehicle
仕事しごとwork; job; business
待つまつto wait​
彼女かのじょshe; her; girlfriend
沢山たくさんa lot
何人なんにんhow many (people)
作るつくるto make

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