Wish is a kind of desire, but more directed to the outer world or other persons,
and less geared towards one's internal need.
The nominal construction "verb-SA EKAN", i.e. the conditional -SA suffixed by the possessive type of personal suffix
and followed by the inferential predicate ekan, denotes the wish for an action to be performed.
Men ham u bilan borsam ekan.
I wish to go with her together.
Biz uy sotib olsak ekan.
We wish to buy a house.
Shanba kuni ishlamasak ekan.
We wish not to work on Saturday.
It can also express a wish about a state to occur (optative):
Biz boy bo'lsak ekan.
If we were rich.
The verbal construction "verb-ISHNI ORZU QIL-", i.e. the infinitive in the accusative, followed by the verbal compound
orzu qil- (orzu, 'hope') has the same ranges of meanings.
Har bir o'zbek ayol ona bo'lishni orzu qiladi.
Every Uzbek woman dreams of becoming a mother.
Men Toshkentga borishni orzu qilaman.
I want to go to Tashkent.
There is also a nominal form:
U mashinani orzu qiladi.
She dreams of a car.