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Decoded Slug: ~といいなあ (〜to ii naa)

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

~といいなあ (〜to ii naa)

Short explanation:

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


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


Ashita hareru to ii naa.
I hope it's sunny tomorrow.
Kono shiken ni goukaku suru to ii naa.
I hope I pass this exam.
Kanojo ga genki da to ii naa.
I hope she is doing well.
Kare ga atarashii shigoto ga mitsukaru to ii naa.
I hope he finds a new job.

Long explanation:

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

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