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のに [のに] (noni-3)
    Meaning: wish
    Example: I wish today's weather was as nice as yesterday's
    JLPT Level: 0
    Author: ziaz

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I believe this use of noni is interchangeable with のだけれでも 
(ziaz)

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ex #6072   今日の天気が昨日のような天気だったら良かった。のに 
I wish today's weather had been as nice as yesterday's. のに  
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(ziaz)
ex #8383   雨さえやめばいいのになあ。 
If only it would stop raining!  
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(karekano)

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  • noni    (noni also has a third meaning which is wish.
    今日の天気が昨日のような天気だったら良かったのに
    I wish today's weather was as good as yesterday's
    ) [ziaz]
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  Comments:  
Mikiziaz, re text, if you say that, it is だけれども instead of だけれでも. 
james2c19vI feel like this should be listed as ればいいのに or at least いいのに. I would say that のに within the construction, by itself, is actually functioning within its "in spite of" sense. 

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