Q: Your website has helped me alot!=D…what is the most used style of writing in Japanese? How do you say “my, and i want” in Japanese? arigato gozaimasu! – Da’Veena
A: Hi Da’veena,
To your questions, if you use the word 私 (watashi) to mean “I” then “My” becomes 私の (watashi no).
Similarly you’ll hear guys saying 僕の (boku no) or 俺の （ore no) when talking with friends.
“I want” is ほしい (hoshii) in Japanese. “You want” is also ほしい, as is “he wants” or “she wants”, it’s always just ほしい。 e.g. ビールほしい (I want a beer) or ゲームほしい(I want a video game)
Although just like the English it can be a little impolite in certain situations so it’s probably better to say ….ください (ku da sai) which is more like “I would like” e.g. ラーメンください (ramen kudasai!)
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