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Want to say/tell in Japanese ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

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want to say/tell ใ„ใ„ใŸใ„
How to say “want to say/tell” in Japanese? “ใ„ใ„ใŸใ„”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ใ„ใ„ใŸใ„” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on want to say/tell in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to Remember the Japanese Word:
1. Break it down: "ii" (่จ€ใ„) means "to say" and "tai" (ใŸใ„) indicates a desire.
2. Think of it as "want to say" with the "tai" suffix common in expressing desires.

"ใ„ใ„ใŸใ„" (iitai) consists of "่จ€ใ†" (iu) which means "to say" or "to tell" and "ใŸใ„" (tai), a suffix used to express a desire to do something. Therefore, "ใ„ใ„ใŸใ„" means "want to say" or "want to tell."

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
1. ่ฉฑใ—ใŸใ„ (hanaai) – want to speak/talk
2. ไผใˆใŸใ„ (tsutaetai) – want to convey/report

Since "ใ„ใ„ใŸใ„" (iitai) is an adjective-like form expressing desire, it doesn't conjugate in all tenses like a verb but can be used in different contexts:
– Present/Future: ่จ€ใ„ใŸใ„ (iitai) – want to say/tell
– Past (indirect): ่จ€ใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸ (iitakatta) – wanted to say/tell
– Negative: ่จ€ใ„ใŸใใชใ„ (iitakunai) – don't want to say/tell
– Past Negative: ่จ€ใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸ (iitakunakatta) – didn't want to say/tell

Examples of Sentences:
1. ๅฝผใซๆœฌๅฝ“ใฎใ“ใจใ‚’่จ€ใ„ใŸใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚ (Kare ni hontou no koto wo iitai desu.) – I want to tell him the truth.
2. ไฝ•ใ‹่จ€ใ„ใŸใ„ใ“ใจใŒใ‚ใ‚Šใพใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ (Nanika iitai koto ga arimasu ka?) – Is there something you want to say?
3. ๆ˜จๆ—ฅใ‚ใชใŸใซไฝ•ใ‹่จ€ใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸใ‚“ใ ใ‘ใฉใ€ๅฟ™ใ—ใ‹ใฃใŸใ€‚ (Kinou anata ni nanika iitakatta n da kedo, isogashikatta.) – I wanted to tell you something yesterday, but I was busy.
4. ๅฝผๅฅณใซใพใ ่จ€ใ„ใŸใใชใ„ใ€‚ (Kanojo ni mada iitakunai.) – I donโ€™t want to tell her yet.
5. ่ชฐใซใ‚‚่จ€ใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸใ€‚ (Dare ni mo iitakunakatta.) – I didnโ€™t want to tell anyone.

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