See also: 愿望

ChineseEdit

 
hope; wish; desire
hope; wish; desire; ready; willing
 
hope; expect; to visit
hope; expect; to visit; to gaze (into the distance); look towards; towards
trad. (願望)
simp. (愿望)

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NounEdit

願望

  1. wish; desire; aspiration

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
がん
Grade: 4
ぼう
Grade: 4
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(がん)(ぼう) (ganbō

  1. wish, hope
    • 1939, 三木清, 思索者の日記:
      つまり自然(しぜん)()(きわ)めて日常的(にちじょうてき)()ぬることが日本人(にほんじん)願望(がんぼう)なのである。
      Tsumari shizen no shi, kiwamete nichijōteki ni shinuru koto ga nihon-jin no ganbō na no de aru.
      In short, Japanese people's hope is to have a natural and completely ordinary death.

VerbEdit

(がん)(ぼう)する (ganbō surutransitive suru (stem (がん)(ぼう) (ganbō shi), past (がん)(ぼう)した (ganbō shita))

  1. to wish, to desire
    • 1935, 太宰治, 逆行:
      誇張(こちょう)でなしに、相手(あいて)(ころ)したいと願望(がんぼう)したからである。
      Kochō de nashi ni, aite o koroshitai to ganbō shita kara de aru.
      To say that he wished he could kill his opponent would be no exaggeration.

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

願望 (wonmang) (hangeul 원망)

  1. Hanja form? of 원망 (wish, desire).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

願望

  1. Hán tự form of nguyện vọng (hope; aspiration).