Japanese といい grammar toii

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Let’s learn Japanese といい grammar toii :

Formation :

V+といい

Meaning and how to use :

Describing the wishes of the speaker.

Examples:

僕は今日のことを永遠に忘れないといいなあ。
Boku wa kyou no koto wo eien ni wasurenai toii naa.
I wish I would never forget today.

父の注意を聞いたといいのに。
Chichi no chuui wo kiita toii noni.
If I had listened to my father’s reminder, it would be good.

田中さんに信じたといいのに。
Tanaka-san ni shinjita toiinoni.
If only I had trusted Mr. Tanaka.

一所懸命勉強したといいのに。今大学を卒業しても仕事を見つけない。
Isshokenmei benkyou shita toiinoni. Ima daigaku wo sotsugyou shite mo shigoto wo mitsukenai.
I wish I had studied harder. Now that I graduated from university, I still couldn’t find a job.

もう一度だけでも彼に再会したといいなあ。
Mouichido dake demo kare ni saikai shita toii naa.
I wish I could see him just once again.

Note: It often goes with「が/けど/のに/(のに)なあ」at the end of the sentence. In this case,「が/けど/のに」 expresses an insecurity that “may not be true” or implies that “it is not as expected”. 「たらいい」and「ばいい」almost have the same meaning and can interchange each other in almost all cases.

above is Japanese といい grammar toii. if you don’t understand the signs we used in fomation, you can find their meaning here : signs used in Japanese grammar structures.

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