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I want A
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もっと はな   です  
I want more flowers.
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When I was a child, I wanted a horse
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この      んです  
I want this book.
3
         のです   あります   
I would like some cold tea, but do you have any?

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Construction
(Elements in parentheses are optional.)
ANoun
ほしい
Basic Examples:
しい (I want tea)

Notes
This cannot be used with a third-person subject. がほしがる (ほしがっている) is used in this case.
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User notes
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This can be used with a third-person subject if it's in the past.
For non-past it can be used for sentences where it's clearly indicated that it's either in direct/semi-direct speech (とった・そうだ) or conjecture (らしい・ようだ).
7 years ago
avatar alekth - Level 13
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ほしい is an い-adjective and conjugates as such.
7 years ago
avatar Mooglegirl - Level 1

Discussion about this grammar
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Years Studied: 9 (on and off)
Studying: JLPT N1
Level: 3, : 64
Should there be a note here for "[verb] +て + ほしい", or is that separately covered?
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8 years ago
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Years Studied: since 2000
Studying: のため、だから
Level: 678, : 4,786
nope - it's right here: http://www.renshuu.org/index.php?page=grammar/individual&id=352
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8 years ago



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