Decoded Slug: ~といい (〜to ii)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~といい (〜to ii)

~といい (〜to ii)

Short explanation:

Express a wish or hope; 'I hope', 'it would be good if'.


Verb-casual + といい, い-Adjective + といい, な-Adjective + だといい, Noun + だといい


Ashita hareru to ii ne.
I hope it will be sunny tomorrow.
Kono shiken ni goukaku suru to ii.
I hope to pass this exam.
Kare ga genki da to ii na.
I hope he is doing well.
Sono resutoran ga oishii to ii desu ne.
It would be nice if that restaurant is delicious.

Long explanation:

The ~といい grammar point is used to express a wish or hope for a certain situation or outcome. It can be translated as 'I hope', 'it would be good if', or 'it would be nice if' in English. The formation differs depending on whether it is used with a verb, い-adjective, な-adjective, or noun.

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