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がる
garu
JLPT N3
Edit  Amatuka
Meaning
Ab ~seems (of somebody else's emotions & desires)
He (looks like) he wants a new car.
Edit  Amatuka
Formation
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Phrases
おがわさんはどうもあたらしいくるまをほしがるんですね。
Mr. Ogawa really looks like he wants a new car, doesn't he?
Edit  #713 Amatuka
バカ!はなせよ!かのじょはくるしがってるじゃない
Idiot! Get off her! Can't you see you're choking her? (Lit: ~Doesn't she look like she's suffering.)
Edit  #1573 Amatuka
おちちほしがるあのこがかわい
Feel such pity, the baby crying for mother's milk.
Edit  #3049 bamboo4
そんなにつよがるんじゃねえ!
Don't you act like a tough guy!
Edit  #3050 bamboo4
こわがっていないで、にのってみて、おもしろいよ!
Don't be scared, try the roller coaster, it's fun!
Edit  #7003 タン
かれは、かのじょとわかれてから、いつもかなしがっています。
Since he broke up with his girlfriend, he's always seemed so sad.
Edit  #7004 agnestan
そのほえているいぬをこわがるな。
on`t be afraid of the barking dog.
Edit  #8165 karekano
かのじょはいやがるこをがっこうにつれていった。
She took her reluctant child to school.
Edit  #8166 karekano
こどもはあまいものをたべたがります。
Children seem to like sweets.
Edit  #8759 grafenberg
Discussion and comments
- Formed by removing the い from i-adjectives and replacing it with がる
- がる congugates as a normal Regular Group 1 / godan verb.
- Formed from adjective base + garu

(Amataku)
aitri
Formed by removing the い from i-adjectives and replacing it with がる
Amatuka
がる congugates as a normal Regular Group 1 / godan verb.
Amatuka
Try again...
何か確認したいんです。この「がる」って、第二人称 のことについて使えますか?第三人称だけと思いました。
能力試験は12月5日に...
Leslie
yes, that's correct.
買いたい: I want to buy
買いたがっている: He wants to buy.

although ex1573 seems a bit out of context...
dc
So this conjugates like:
欲しがっている
He was wanting...
dc
In example 2, 苦しがってる is appropriate.苦しがる includes in this case some speculation that she would suffer, but I assume that is not the case here.
bamboo4
Although this grammar is listed as a JLPT 2 phrase, I've seen it pop up in previous years of JLPT 3...
awh
i agree, it seems more basic that 2級. changed.
dc
Formed from adjective base + garu
Ab - Adjective-base
Amatuka
ex1573 is a near-idomatic structure (Doesn't she look like, translated as, Can't you see that) and maybe reflects an aspect of the language other than syntax, something like grammatical mood, but I'm not sure...
adamstudio
I think ex #713 should be 小川さんはどうも新しい車が欲しがるんですね。 Rather than 小川さんはどうも新しい車を欲しがるんですね。
Am I incorrect?
UmiLi
2UmiLi: Grammatically, the use is like 誰かが何々を欲しがる , because it is a transitive verb.
Therefore, you can find both を欲しがる and が欲しがる in google, but it doesnt mean the same thing.
Iji
In the book I use it is said that for expressing someone's apparent will the progressive form がっている should always be used except for the negative form where がらない can be used. In that case, the first sentence would be incorrect. So is this a total mistake in my book or what ?
TyroneLove
Interesting to note:
"The ~がる forms make an assumption about the described person's internal state, whereas the ~そう form is a statement about the person's external appearance. (Maybe a bit like the difference between sympathy and empathy.)"
https://japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/11420/difference-between-%E3%81%8C%E3%82%8B-and-%EF%BD%9E%E3%81%9D%E3%81%86
vizoso