I don't particularly find learning the hundreds of forms of the auxiliary verb fun. Nor am I a good fiction writer, so that is never a goal or interest of mine.
I admit it , Basque subjunctive is probably one of the topics where the ratio usability/effort is most ridiculous.... and I'm not talking only about Basque grammar.
Trikitixa dantzatu nahiko nuke
which has the same syntactic use as my sentence, doesn't it?
dollars against donughts that they put the -ko just for metrics, to ensure the right length of the sentence Bertsolariak do this little dirty trick a lot too...
Standard Basque describes it as the form with '-ko' represents something in the future, whereas the form without is present tense.
True. But I'm talking only about "nahi" and "behar". They are a special case (they behave much like the German counterparts wollen and sollen, come to think of it, or even in English: can->could, shall->should... ).
Also, how would you say "one of my favorite things" in Basque?
Come on, you're usually more brave than that... just try
Hint: I'd use "gogokoen" as basis for the construction...