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欲しい
Readings

hoshii
English
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
See also: 欲しがる
wanted, wished for, in need of, desired

Auxiliary adjective
Usually written using kana alone
after the -te form of a verb
I want (you) to

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Grammar
が欲しい: N, to want something (desirative)
Conjugated forms
Present, Future ほしい
is [x]
ほしくない
is not [x]
Past ほしかった
was [x]
ほしくなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative ほしくて
is [x] and...
ほしくなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: ヨク KUN: ほっ.する, ほ.しい
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving

Stroke: 11 Grade: 6 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-7-4 FC: 8768.8


Phrases
私は鉛筆をけずるナイフがほしい。
Parts: (わたし) 鉛筆 (えんぴつ) 削る (けずる) ナイフ 欲しい (ほしい)
I want a knife to sharpen my pencil with.

この書類をそれぞれ2部ずつコピーしてほしいんだが。
Parts: 此の (この) 書類 (しょるい) 夫れ夫れ (それぞれ) 二部 (にぶ) ずつ (づつ) コピー 欲しい (ほしい)
I'd like two copies of each of these documents.