Decoded Slug: Verb たいです (taidesu)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb たいです (taidesu)

Verb たいです (taidesu)

Short explanation:

Express desire or want to do something; 'I want to', 'I would like to'.


る-Verb: Remove る and add たいです, う-Verb: Replace the final verb character with the ~い form and add たいです, Exception: する becomes したいです


Watashi wa sushi wo tabetai desu.
I want to eat sushi.
Kare wa Nihon ni ikitai desu.
He wants to go to Japan.
Kanojo wa eigo wo benkyou shitai desu.
She wants to study English.
Kodomo-tachi wa asobitai desu.
The children want to play.

Long explanation:

The たいです grammar point is used to express the speaker's desire or want to perform a certain action. It can be translated as 'I want to' or 'I would like to' in English. The formation differs depending on whether the verb is a る-verb or an う-verb.

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