欲しい, ほしい

  • hoshii
JLPT 5

Definition of 欲しい,ほしい

adjective (keiyoushi)

  • wanted
  • wished for
  • in need of
  • desired

auxiliary adjective

  • (after the -te form of a verb) I want (you) to

Examples of 欲しい,ほしい in a Sentence

I'd like two copies of each of these documents.
鉛筆けずるナイフがほしい。
I want a knife to sharpen my pencil with.
I wish people would stop saying things in ways that crush young dreams.
突然長女が「ほしい」と言い出しました
Suddenly the eldest daughter spoke up, saying, "I want candy."
I'd like to change my room.
「あなたはシャツがほしいです」「はい赤いシャツがほしいです
Do you want a T-shirt? "Yes, I want a red one."
「あなたはシャツがほしいです」「はい赤いシャツがほしいです
Do you want a T-shirt? "Yes, I want a red one."
「あなたは欲しいです」「欲しいです
What would you like? "I would like a dog."
「あなたは欲しいです」「欲しいです
What would you like? "I would like a dog."
あのがほしい」と思いました
I want that book, he said to himself.
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