JLPT N5 Grammar (ga hoshii)


to want something

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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 you want something.

Simply add after a noun.

これ -> kore ga hoshii -> I want this.

There is also a kanji version が欲しい, but it is commonly used with just hiragana:

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- Example Sentences

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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. (it's OK to split が and ほしい)
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

watashi ga hoshii mono wa jiyuu desu.
What I want is freedom.
Example #8

nihon de tsukurareta kuruma ga hoshii.
I want a car made in Japan.
Example #9

saikin, shigoto ga isogashi sugite rirakkusu suru jikan ga hoshii.
Work is too busy lately, I want some time to relax.
Example #10

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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