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I want A
   はな      
I want more flowers.
25
               
When I was a child, I wanted a horse.
6
この          
I want this book.
10
              あります   
I would like some cold tea, but do you have any?

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Construction
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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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alekth
Level: 20
(9 years ago)
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).
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Level:
(9 years ago)
ほしい is an い-adjective and conjugates as such.
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Discussion about this grammar
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RiaJu
Level: 5
Should there be a note here for "[verb] +て + ほしい", or is that separately covered?
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11 years ago
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mysticfive
Level: 1590
nope - it's right here: http://www.renshuu.org/index.php?page=grammar/individual&id=352
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11 years ago
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